Record Details

NHER Number:10819
Type of record:Building
Name:Eccles Hall

Summary

This 17th century great house is now used as a school. It is constructed of whitewashed brick with a slate roof and a moulded brick string course running between the floors. The chimney stack is a 19th century addition, as is the two storey extension to the rear of the building.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0188 8906
Map Sheet:TM08NW
Parish:QUIDENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Now school.

Late 17th century (see (S1)) but listing says it dates to around 1700. Whitewashed brick, slate roof, two storeys and attic. Seven bays, centre three rebated. Additional early 18th century bay to left. Brick plinth. Central door behind 20th century greenhouse. Moulded brick string course between floors. Sash windows. Central returned parapet with panels between shaped gables of flanking bays. Gables with string course and sash windows. Gable roof, central dormer. Large 19th century ridge stack. Rear also has shaped gables and two storey late 19th century addition.
Information from (S2).
E. Rose (NAU) 22 August 1986.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM 0189A,B.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Quidenham.
<S1>Monograph: Pevsner, N & Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South (2nd Ediiton). The Buildings of England.
<S2>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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