HALL FARMHOUSE HOME FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1304571
Date first listed:
05-Jun-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
09-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
HALL FARMHOUSE
Statutory Address:
HOME FARMHOUSE

Map

Ordnance survey map of HALL FARMHOUSE
HOME FARMHOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address:
HALL FARMHOUSE
Statutory Address:
HOME FARMHOUSE

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:
Houghton
National Grid Reference:
TF 78738 27853

Details

TF 72 NE HOUGHTON NEW HOUGHTON

6/25 Hall or Home Farmhouse 5.6.53. (formerly listed as Hall Farmhouse including barns).

G.V. II

Farmhouse. Mid C18, perhaps by William Kent. Whitewashed brick, smut pantiled roof. 2 storeys with attics, symmetrical double pile plan. 2 storeys with attics, with central pedimented 3 storey gable,5 bays. North front has 4 ground and 5 first floor sashes with glazing bars. All openings under segmental arches with single keystone. 2 outer bays recessed, central bay brought forward. Central 6 panel door with 4 glazed panels under segmental arch with 3 keystones. Raised chamfered brick quoins to outer and central bay angles. Eaves cornice, continued as platband across centre bay with central segmental arched lunette above. 2 flat roofed dormers. Pedimented gable has moulded base and verges, mouldings returned along sides. 2 lean-to single storey wings to east with single sash with glazing bars, to west with 2-light casement. Double pile gables have 2 end stacks on each and central lead down-pipes with Walpole crest on hoppers. Rear repeats front facade arrangement. 2 ground floor tripartite and 4 first floor sashes with glazing bars, pedimented gable with lunette. Distinctive Palladian plan and forms identify as an example of mid C18 Houghton estate architecture. Balanced by Village Farmhouse (q.v.) on the east side of New Houghton House but not barn (q.v.) appears as block plan in Isaac Ware Plans .. Houghton (1735) 1750 ed.

Listing NGR: TF7873827853

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
221609
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ware, I, Plans Elevations and Sections of Houghton in Norfolk, (1735)

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: 07 Mar 2003
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