FINCHAM HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1152126
Date first listed:
26-Apr-1985
Statutory Address:
FINCHAM HALL, SWAFFHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FINCHAM HALL, SWAFFHAM ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Fincham
National Grid Reference:
TF 69443 06500

Details

TF 60 NE FINCHAM SWAFFHAM ROAD

5/23 Fincham Hall

G.V. II*

Manor House. c.1500, remodelled late C16 and C19. Brick, clunch and ashlar dressings. Roofs of plain tiles. North front of 2-3 storeys. A composition of 3 gables with polygonal brick tower at north-east corner. Tower c.1500 : arched door to ground floor which is lit by cinquefoiled arched lights. Upper floor with arched lights below square hood moulds on labels. Machicolated cinquefoil frieze below string course and stepped battlemented parapet. Facade with renewed hollow chamfered 3 and 4-light cross casements of rendered brick. Blocked 2-light casement in west cross gable. C19 battlemented entrance porch between cross gables with arched entrance beneath square hood. To left early C17 blocked doorway : semi-circular arch flanked by fluted Ionic pilasters supporting entablature with finials, all in strapwork tradition. East wall with large stepped internal chimneybreast culminating in pair of renewed diamond flues. South front of C16 construction now studded irregularly with C19 sash windows with glazing bars. 3 C18 casements to east cross wing. One bay western addition of early C19 with sash windows and gabled roof. Interior. Screen truss remains, arch braced to heavy wall studs in western range. Bridging beams with tongue shops. Timbered screens passage now blocked by staircase. Roof structure renewed : C19 King post roof over main range; east cross wing with C18 butt purlins and collars.

Listing NGR: TF6944306500

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
221497
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/05895/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Giles. Source Historic England Archive
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