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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1077519



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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Quidenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 220390

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TM 09 SW QUIDENHAM WILBY 3/143 Wilby Hall


Country house, Late C16, porch c. 1635, rear bay c.1700, restored 1957. Brick with slate roofs. E plan, 3 bays of east range demolished c.1700. North front of 3 storeys in 6 bays, the west bay wider forming cross wing. 3 storey north porch. Entrance arch Renaissance style: moulded round arch under square hood flanked by Roman Doric pilasters supporting pedimented entablatmes on which stand 2 obelisks. Each bay of facade with 3-light pedimented cross casement windows rendered to imitate stone, those to west bay 5-light, and all bays with stepped gables at skyline. Half stepped gable between west gable and main range. Gabled roofs. North wall has pedimented door to ground and 3 pedimented cross casement to first floor, the centre one not blocked. 2 wheel tie plates. Internal stack stepped down to wall with plinth supporting triple octagonal flues. Crenellated parapet. South front articulated by 3 gables. Western 2 stepped containing 3-light cross casements as before. To right one crenellated flat- topped additional bay of c.1700 in 2 storeys with 3 cross casements, this bay set back necessitating blocking of casements in flanking bays. To right again one 3 storey gabled bay, unstepped, with 3-light timber cross casements either C18 or 1957 in altered openings. East wall has stepped buttress of C18 and large stepped external stack, once internal, with twin octagonal flues. Very large stack over porch with rectangular plinth and 6 octagonal flues. INTERIOR. Briding beams chamfer stopped, Door from kitchen hollow and ovolo moulded. Dog-leg staircase rises to attics with moulded handrails and turned balusters and at attic balustrade returns to form gallery. Main downstairs room with fireplace under double wave moulded bressumer. Original door opens from porch. First floor bedroom with panelling. Most doors original with moulded surrounds. Roof structure unclear but relies on staggered butt purline.

Listing NGR: TM0327390555

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National Grid Reference: TM0327390555


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