Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1352425

Date first listed: 15-Nov-1954



Ordnance survey map of LITTLE HAUGH HALL
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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Norton

National Grid Reference: TL 95217 66647


TL 96 NE NORTON STANTON STREET 2/111 Little Haugh Hall 15.11.54


Former manor house, c.1730 for the antiquary Cox Macro. Much remodelled c.1830 for Peter Huddleston. Main elevation stuccoed brick with a band above lst storey windows, and a parapet with bold moulded cornice. Low-pitched hipped slated roof with internal chimneys of gault brick, and one C19 lead- clad dormer. 2 storeys. 8-window main range; a slightly set-back range to right has 5 windows with a semi-circular full-height bay at the centre. Small-pane sashes. Entrance door with 6 fielded panels, the oblong fanlight having radiating bars with enrichment in the manner of a fan. Greek Ionic portico porch in 3 bays, with columns supporting a flat entablature and open balustrading with balusters also in 3 bays. South elevation: gault brick of c.1830. 4 windows: sashes with flat arches of gauged brick: small panes and blind boxes. West elevation: red brick of c.1730, with traces of C19 colourwash. A band at 1st floor and beneath eaves: there is no parapet here. 5 windows. Sashes with flat arches of gauged brick: small panes with original thick glazing bars. At the centre is a fine Venetian staircase window with Corinthian columns and pilasters supporting a frieze through which the central arched sash rises. Beneath is a half-glazed panelled door, with Gibbs surround incorporating a moulded cornice. To north at this elevation-the service range is in gault brick of c.1830, and a further lower range extends to left. Interior: High-quality work of c.1730-40 is in the entrance hall and staircase area, and in adjacent rooms. Fine staircase with moulded handrail and turned balusters; carved enrichment on the staircase and landing and in the dining-room, and possibly by Thomas Ross. These areas have fine joinery including doorways, full panelling and fireplaces. Deeply domed ceiling over tha landing with a painting by Francis Hayman, 1741. An enriched plaster ceiling by, possibly, James Burrough, c.1745 in the dining room. Major early C19 remodelling included the removal of a 3rd storey and the raising of the 1st floor level at the south end, involving the use of dummy windows. For full illustrated description and documentary references: Little Hau h Hall, Suffolk: Country Life June 5th 1958: Norman Scarfe. For further details of interior: The Buildings of England: Suffolk: Sir N Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TL9521766647


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Legacy System number: 281214

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Suffolk, (1974)
'Country Life' in 5 June, (1958)

End of official listing