Record Details

NHER Number:14294
Type of record:Building
Name:Old Hall, Low Street


This very fine building has a main east-to-west range standing two storeys high and with timber framing. It has an excellent quadruple-angled brick chimney on the base with lozenge plaques. The north and south wings are in chequered brickwork with Dutch gables, with chimneys rising through the centre of each gable and small windows on either side of the stack. The property probably dates to around 1600 with early 18th century additions.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0793 0289
Map Sheet:TG00SE

Full description

Very fine building; main east-to-west range two storeyed, timber framed, on flint plinth in places, smaller upper windows. Excellent quadruple-angled brick chimney on base with lozenge plaques. Roof has sunk on each side of stack (now pantiled). Probably 16th century. North and south wings, not opposite each other, in chequered brickwork with Dutch gables, chimneys rising through centre of each gable, small windows either side of stack - on north, above these two blank oval windows, and WHA in clamp-irons. 17th century.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU) 6 December 1978.

Listed 1983 (Grade II*) as around 1600 with early 18th century additions. Timber frame underbuilt of three bays, perhaps originally more. Expanded topped wallposts, roll moulded spine beam and four centred ovolo and ogee moulded stone fireplace.
E. Rose (NAU) 19 March 1985.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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