RYSTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1205569
Date first listed:
09-Jul-1951
Statutory Address:
RYSTON HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
RYSTON HALL

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:
Ryston
National Grid Reference:
TF 62548 01148

Details

TF 60 SW RYSTON RYSTON

5/18 Ryston Hall 9/7/51 G.V. II*

Country house. 1669-72. Designed by Sir Roger Pratt for himself, altered c.1780 by Sir John Soane and 1867 by Salvin. Brick, still English bond, and slate roofs. 9 bay north front in 2 storeys on basement, centre 3 bays broken forward under Mansard roof (Mansard roof not of original plan). Square central Tuscan porch by Soane approached by swept staircase. Fenestration by Soane of sash windows, those of piano nobile under blank recessed circular tympana. Flat brick string course above basement. Timber console eaves cornice. Hipped roof with flat interrupted by Mansard central element with 2 dormers supported on side consoles under segmental pediments. 2 storey hipped side pavilions of gault brick by Soane. Diocletian windows below, sash above. Full height side bays east and west by Salvin. South front similar to north with addition of gault brick 3 bay porch in form of open loggia of 1913. Interior. Pratt's ground plan survives as modification of that developed at Coleshill in Berkshire : double pile with longitudinal central passage. Main staircase of wrought iron by Soane : each second step with diamond pattern engaged to square section risers studded with fleurons. Ramped mahogany handrail.

Listing NGR: TF6254801148

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
221464
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.

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