Record Details

NHER Number:20118
Type of record:Building
Name:Holverston Hall

Summary

This mid to late 16th century building contains many blocks of reused stone including Norman and Early English style carved fragments that may come from nearby St Mary's Church (NHER 10331). The porch tower may be original or may have been added to the building later. There are 17th century extensions. There are numerous outbuildings (NHER 44028, 44029 and 44031).

Images

  • The ornate south gatepost at Holverston Hall  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service
  • The south facade of the mid 16th century Holverston Hall  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3077 0318
Map Sheet:TG30SW
Parish:HOLVERSTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Building apparently of mid to late 16th century with porch tower. Contains many ashlar fragments and Norman or Early English colonettes - from church? See NHER 10331. Original outbuildings joined by later (17th century?) wing. Ornate garden wall and gates. Large barn ?17th century.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 6 March 1984.

Listing grades: Hall II*; garden wall II; two barns, each II; Old Granary II.

Monument Types

  • BARN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GARDEN WALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GATE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STABLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: 1986. Eastern Daily Press. 14 May.
---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
---Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. NHER TG 3003AP-AS (NLA 368/JCK1-3, 5) 08-JUL-1996.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Photograph: CLY 30 to 33 Holverston Hall.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1984. Building Report..

Related records

44028Part of: Barn east of Holverston Hall (Building)
44029Part of: Barn northeast of Holverstone Hall (Building)
44030Part of: Garden wall of Holverston Hall (Building)
44031Part of: The Old Granary, a former stable block (Building)

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