- Heritage Category:
- Listed Building
- List Entry Number:
- Date first listed:
- Statutory Address:
- BAYFIELD HALL
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- Statutory Address:
- BAYFIELD HALL
The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.
- North Norfolk (District Authority)
- Letheringsett with Glandford
- National Grid Reference:
- TG 04869 40493
TG 04 SW LETHERINGSETT WITH BAYFIELD
2/75 Bayfield Hall
Country house, mid C18 enlargement of C16 house, brick with stone rusticated quoins, front range pantiles, rear range plain tiles. Double range plus rear service wing, 3 storeys. Principal facade to south of 5 wide symmetrical bays, brick parapet with stone cap, cornice with modillions below parapet; centre 3 bays break forward with rusticated stone quoins. Stone surrounds to windows, ground and first floor have large 8-paned sashes with glazing bars, 2nd floor has 6-pane sashes with glazing bars. Central doorway with pediment and 2 Tuscan columns each with egg and dart echinus, pulvinated frieze, double leaved glazed door. Cross stacks to left and right of centre 3 bays. West facade: 4 bays to south of brick, 4 bays to north of gault brick; central pilaster strip in red brick, rusticated quoins of brick pilasters at angles; windows with flat arches, right 4 bays of ground floor have low sashes with glazing bars, that to first bay with steps to terrace, eight 8-pane sashes to first floor, eight 6-pane sashes to 2nd floor. Left 4 bays of ground floor of colourwashed brick, sash to 3rd bay. Forward single storey addition to first bay extending northwards, English bond with recessed panels, parapet, 2 sashes; glazed conservatory with wooden fluted Tuscan columns and flat entablature to 2nd bay and right return of addition. East facade: 4 bays, 2 gable, ends, left angle with clasping brick pilaster having rusticated stone quoins; left gable with wide central stack part external to first and 2nd floor only, right gable with internal stack and doorway c.1945 having classical doorcase with pediment, square fluted columns, door with panels grouped.2:3:3. Sash windows of different sizes with glazing bars and stone lintels. Oval window with glazing bars to 2nd floor of left gable. Rear: fixed stair window with semi-circular head and glazing bars, varied and scattered fenestration; 3 bay 3 storey C19 service wing extension to left plus linking bay, 3-light transomed casement to ground floor, all sashes to first and 2nd floor facing east and north with moulded brick bands below sills; single storey extension to right for dairy having 12-pane fixed window with cast iron glazing bars and tudor rose bosses, segmental head. Interior: ground floor central front room of 3 bays with moulded ceiling and ceiling rose, fireplaces either end with console brackets and pediments to surrounds, plaster ceiling to right room; room to left with cornice frieze. Adam style fireplace in white marble inlaid with green marble, fluted pilasters, frieze of anthemions, central marble relief of classical deities. Room to left at rear with geometric plaster ceiling, reeded doorframes with patera, fireplace in white and green marble with relief plaque of sleeping god with hound. Wide open well staircase with mahogany wreathed handrail, panelled dado. Library to central 3 bays first floor front has plaster ceiling with 3 roses, moulded cornice white marble fireplaces at either end, each with tapering pilasters, meander decoration and two small marble reliefs of putti eating grapes.
Listing NGR: TG0486940493
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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.
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