Record Details

NHER Number:30668
Type of record:Building
Name:Silfield Old Hall, Silfield

Summary

Silfield Old Hall is a house dating to the mid 17th century, with crosswings added in the late 17th century to form a cruciform plan. This building is largely timber-framed, although the ground floors of the wings are of brick. Inside a 17th century staircase and doors survive, and since 1940 the property has been divided into two houses.

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Location

Grid Reference:TM 120 995
Map Sheet:TM19NW
Parish:WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Mid 17th century house with crosswings added late 17th century to form cruciform plan. Timber framed but ground floors of wings in brick. Two storeys and attic. Divided into two properties 1940. Scattered fenestration partly 18th century, partly 20th century. Rebuilt central ridge stack on main range, external south stack to south wing. Interior has chamfered and tongue stopped bridging beams in west half; 17th century staircase and doors. East half unoccupied at time of survey; sunk quadrant moulded bridging beams. Roof mostly renewed.
Information from revised listing 1994 (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 16 June 1994.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1630 AD? to 2050 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1630 AD? to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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