OVERSTRAND HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1305906

Date first listed: 27-Sep-1972

Statutory Address: OVERSTRAND HALL, CROMER ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of OVERSTRAND HALL
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1305906 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 21-Nov-2018 at 12:54:39.

Location

Statutory Address: OVERSTRAND HALL, CROMER ROAD

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

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Overstrand

National Grid Reference: TG 24069 40893

Summary

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details



TG 2440 8/28 27.9.72

OVERSTRAND CROMER ROAD Overstrand Hall

II

Large house, used to be a convalescent home, now a family residence. 1899 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for second Lord Hillingdon. Flint with brick, tile and stone dressings, tiles. Tile roof. Rectangular in plan with central courtyard and service range to north west corner. South front of 4 bays, 2 storeys. Loggia to central 2 bays, the upper, timbered, storey supported on arched braces; 2 6-light mullioned and transomed oak windows, the upper row of lights continuing at the sides to form 9 lights; all leaded. To either side of the central bays is a 2-storey 5-sided canted bay, the angles having brick quoins; each face of both storeys has a cross-mullioned leaded window, the horizontal members of stone and the mullion of brick. All the remaining windows are of this pattern. The canted bays have a flat roof but there is a tile hung gable behind. Central axial brick stack. The east front is of 4 bays, 2 storeys with similar flanking bays and windows. Central 2 bays each have a pair of Tuscan columns with semicircular arches, those to the right are open forming a loggia reached by shallow steps; to the right the arches are blocked with brick contain- ing a lunette. The two central bays on the first floor each have a 6- light mullioned and transomed window. Parapet gable from the centre of which rises a tall chimney of 2 lozenge-shaped brick shafts. The west, entrance, front of 2 storeys has irregular fenestration. To the right a massive external chimney stack to the ground floor, tapering, the shoulders with tumbling-in and rising to 2 separate rectangular brick shafts. Central small entrance doorway, stone dressed, with keystone. On its left a 6-light mullioned and transomed window. To the right a 2-light mullioned window. Above the doorway a blank stone panel, then a 12-light mullioned window under the eaves. Through the entrance archway is a square courtyard paved with York stone, millstones and bricks, the opposite wall has a 3-bay arcade of Tuscan columns with semicircular arches with a circular pool under the central arch; a shallow flight of steps from both of the flanking bays rises to the central, main, entrance door which is dated 1900; the doorway has a stone surround and semicircular arched head with keystone; flanked by lunettes with stone dressings and keystones, iron glazing bars. Above the arcade are two bands of tiles which continue round the courtyard, the upper one at sill level of 3 2-light mullioned windows to each face. To the left a central doorway with semicircular arched head and a 4-light mullion; to right 2 3-light mullioned and transomed windows. To the rear, entrance from west front a skeleton archway supported on concave stone piers. Interior. Heavily timbered dining room and staircase, panelled drawing room and library. Door furniture and window furniture all still in situ.

Listing NGR: TG2406940893

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 224690

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing