Record Details

NHER Number:3125
Type of record:Building
Name:Thurning Hall or Thurning Beck Hall


Thurning Beck Hall is a mid 18th century building or red and blue brick, stuccoed around 1830. This three storey building has service wings to the north and west, and ground floor windows and central doors from the mid 18th century. Also associated are red brick stables dating to the late 18th century.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0810 2891
Map Sheet:TG02NE

Full description

Thurning Beck Hall on (S1).
Red and blue brick, parapet to slated roof. Mid 18th century stuccoed in around 1830. Three storeys with service wings on north and west; five bay façade. Ground floor windows and central doors mid 18th century. Upper windows around 1830 third storey windows mid 18th. Parapet has stone coping. Lesser façade (entrance front) of three bays, rusticated on ground floor. Interior central stone flagged hall, garden room with scagolia columns. Roofs are hipped to front pile and three parallel to rear.
Stables are late 18th century red brick, court north of two-pile building, two storeys, pediment gable.
Information from (S2).
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 1 December 1983.

The two columns mentioned are stated by (S3) to be part of the Corpus Christi College furnishings formerly at the church (NHER 3130).
E. Rose (NLA), 11 October 2005.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (18th Century to 21st Century - 1730 AD? to 2100 AD)
  • LIVERY STABLE (18th Century to 21st Century - 1750 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 696.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entries 1304421 and 1373777.
<S3>Monograph: Cooper, T.. 2001. The journal of William Dowsing: iconoclasm in East Anglia during the English Civil War.. p 168; footnote 68.

Related records

MNO6427Related to: Stables at Thurning Hall Reepham Road THURNING (Revoked)

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