Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1077349

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1982

Statutory Address: BYLAUGH HALL


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Statutory Address: BYLAUGH HALL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland (District Authority)

Parish: Bylaugh

National Grid Reference: TG 03536 18751


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3/7 Bylaugh Hall 15.4.82.


Ruinous country house. 1850-52. Charles Barry, junior, and R.Banks for trustees of Sir John Lombe. Ashlar faced brick,now roofless. Elizabethan Prodigy House style. 2 storeys with basement and attics. Extra storey to centre bay. Entrance facade of 7 bays of ovolo-moulded stone mullion and transom windows. 3-light to centre bay and 2-light to other bays. Bay divisions accentuated by boldly projecting semi-rusticated pilasters topped with obelisks. Rusticated basement storey with 2-light plain chamfered mullion windows. Former strapwork parapet around basement well. 5 out of 6 dormers survive with segmental pediments and 2-light ovolo-moulded mullion windows. Elaborately decorated central single storey porch consisting of angle pilasters with diamond rustication and bas relief carvings; 3-centred entrance arch with deeply carved arms above; pierced parapet with obelisks and heraldic beasts. Horizontal divisions employ at each level a full entablature with a cartouche to each section of frieze. Twin pilasters flank main corners and taller centre bay and rise to form turrets. Garden facade, largely obscured by ivy, consists of a taller centre bay flanked by 2-storey rectangular bays. West facade is of 5 bays, the centre 3 bays slightly recessed.

Listing NGR: TG0353618751


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Legacy System number: 220713

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