Record Details

NHER Number:13176
Type of record:Building
Name:Sedgeford Hall

Summary

This mid 18th century gault brick two storey house has an L-shaped plan. The north was designed by David Roberts and was built between 1963 and 1967. The interior was mostly remodelled in the 1960s but one first floor room contains early 18th century moulded panelling that may have come from Holkham Hall. To the east is a small carstone and flint medieval barn.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7174 3597
Map Sheet:TF73NW
Parish:SEDGEFORD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Sedgeford Hall is late 17th or early 18th century.
Information from (S1).

July 1979. Visit.
According to [1], there is a fireplace on upper floor (slide seen) of type around 1580, perhaps built of reused medieval stone. Exterior of hall is early Georgian. Site is medieval. There was a ducking stool in the courtyard. Hall is of seven bays, two storeys, white brick with red brick window arches and dentilled cornice. Windows each side of central doorway are shortened. Doorway has fanlight and half-round columned porch. Central string course. Three dormers - two pedimented flanking rounded one - in pantile roof. Opposite (to east) a small barn in alternate carrstone and flint blocks with galletting, and brick quoins.
E. Rose (NAU), 6 July 1979.

Plaque 'Edmd. Rolte (Rolfe?) Manor 1714.'
Excellent condition except for porch which has rot. (S2) notes main house has graffito date 1766 on first floor exterior and 1775 or 1785 (both given) on rainhoppers. 18th century panelling said to be from Holkham. Fireplace not mentioned. However [2] states that the medieval site, and the fireplace, are really in West Hall Farm. Presumably this was a mistake by [1].
E. Rose (NLA), 2 September 1996.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S1>Archive: Bolingbroke Collection.

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