NARFORD HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1342564

Date first listed: 09-Jul-1951

Statutory Address: NARFORD HALL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: NARFORD HALL

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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland (District Authority)

Parish: Narford

National Grid Reference: TF 76662 13717

Details

TF 71 SE NARFORD

3/16 Narford Hall 9.7.51

GV I

Mansion. Built by Andrew Fountaine of Salle, Norfolk (1632-1706) from 1690 to c,17o4. Greatly enlarged from c. 1830 under the direction of Andrew Fountaine. Carstone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Original block to south west. Mainly 2 storeys with attics. 7-bay facade to original block of sash windows with glazing bars (presumably C18 replacements) surrounded by stone eared architraves. Pedimented, slightly advanced and ashlar faced central 3 bays. Former entrance aedicule consists of open-topped segmental pediment on a pair of columns with carved capitals. Fanlight with radiating glazing bars within. Rusticated quoins, plain platband, modillion cornices and balustraded parapet. Hipped roof with 4 dormer windows beneath segmental pediments. Andrew Fountaines enlargements include a stone tower porch with cupola to north east side of original block and extensive additions reflecting the style of the original block. Interior. Cycle of paintings by Antonio Pellegrini; staircase dated 1704 with twisted balusters; various early C18 plaster ceilings and fire- places. Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, vol. III, 1981, pp.161- 162. Minimal description due to lack of access to land.

Listing NGR: TF7666213717

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 220919

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Kenworthy Browne, J, Reid, P, Sayer, M, Watkin, D, 'Burkes and Savills Guide to Country Houses' in East Anglia, , Vol. 3, (1981), 161-162
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 29 Norfolk,

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