Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1077868

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1953



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County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Ingoldisthorpe

National Grid Reference: TF 68752 32537


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4/13 Ingoldisthorpe Hall. 5/6/53 II*

Country House. Dated 1757. Built as Mount Amelia for John Davy Esq. Red brick of high quality. English bond with raised pointing; stone and stucco dressings, slated roofs, carstone wings. 2 storey 5 bay centre set on half-basement, 2 parallel wings of irregular bay rhythm. West front to Park has 4 half-basement, 4 ground and 5 first floor sashes with glazing bars under flat rubbed brick arches with brick dressings. Central stone stairs with simple cast iron baluster railings to central entrance. Wooden architrave with fluted pilasters, richly detailed Corinthian capitals, frieze with Rococo motifs, modillion cornice. Glazed French doors with 2 fixed lights above. 2 lead downpipes with initials RD and date 1757, with heraldry. Stone cornice with stuccoed parapet above with lugged angles and central lugged pedestal. Parapet returned with sweeps and stacks. Hipped roof. East entrance front has brick of lesser quality, 5 bays with additional central porch c.1820. 4 ground floor arched headed windows, 4 ground and 4 first floor straight-headed rubbed brick arched windows, all sashes with glazing bars. 2 downpipes, 1757. 2 storey porch with abstract Greek Revival stuccoed pilaster strips with entablature continued on returns. Central 2 leaf raised and fielded 3 panel doors. First floor landing window, sash with glazing bars, stucco architrave. Returns single ground floor sash with margin lights and abstract stuccoed panel with cornice to attic, eaves cornice, and stuccoed parapet to porch and main block. Carstone wings of irregular fenestration mainly sashes with glazing bars, with stuccoed parapet and swept north and south gables. Later C19 additional pile attached to east of north wing. Interior: at west ground floor hall with central stucco Zeus eagle with thunderbolts. Inner hall has repositioned stairs of 1757 now projecting into c.1820 porch: carved string, one turned and one fluted baluster on urn base to each tread. First floor landing arch of c.1757 with inserted late C18 carved panel and C20 doors. Ground floor at south has one mid C18 marble fireplace with central sunburst head, egg and dart architrave and additional c.1820 brackets to shelf. Ground floor at north opening from hall through arch c.1820; mid C18 fireplace with egg and dart moulding, c.1820 frieze. Both rooms with panelled dados, plaster moulded panelling above. First floor 2 principal rooms on west front have panelled north and south walls with mid-C18 fireplaces. Good 6 panelled raised and fielded doors throughout.

Listing NGR: TF6875232537


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