Record Details

NHER Number:24092
Type of record:Building
Name:Cley Hall


This great house was built in around 1770. It is constructed of red brick and has a black pantile roof. The hall has a groined roof and an ornate staircase. Also of note is a plaster frieze situated in a front west room.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0465 4392
Map Sheet:TG04SW

Full description

About 1770. Red brick, black pantiles. Five bays, double pile plus rear wings each end. Symmetrical south front of two storeys with pediment, modillioned eaves, hipped roof, wide stack centre left and right. Central porch and door with fluted columns, sash windows. Two plain Doric columns to front, two square Doric pilasters at rear of porch. East façade also five bays with central bay projecting. Doorway on 4th bay, dummy window on first. West façade five bays including two early 20th century oriels. Some flint in rear wings to north; wide internal stacks. Interior; hall with groined roof, staircase behind, very ornate. Front west room with plaster frieze.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 20 October 1987.

Press cutting (S2) in file

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF0444 E-G.
---Aerial Photograph: TG 0443/ G, H.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling Record: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S2>Newspaper Article: 1992. Eastern Daily Press. 30 January.

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