Record Details

NHER Number:3149
Type of record:Building
Name:Salle Moor Hall

Summary

A grand late 17th century knapped flint and brick mansion with 18th and 19th century alterations, possibly with an older core and certainly on the site of earlier houses. It is set within the remains of a medieval moat.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0991 2461
Map Sheet:TG02SE
Parish:SALLE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Grand mansion, late 17th century perhaps on older core, in moated site.
See notes (S1) and Ordnance Survey records (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), September 1990.

1982.
Incomplete plan at 1:500 by [1].
Stored with large flat drawings.
B. Cushion (NLA), November 1995.

March 2002. Visit.
Moat 70m east to west, 68m north to south, ditch average 10m wide. East arm almost completely filled in. Vague depression in front of house. South arm partially filled, inner side flint revetted. Spoke to manager [2]. He assured H. Paterson (A&E) that any change, dressing etcetera would be notified.
H. Paterson (A&E), 4 November 2004.

April 2004. Visit.
Moat remains as truncated feature in landscaped gardens of Hall.
H. Paterson (A&E), 23 April 2004.

The Hall itself is listed grade II* (S3), the stables inside the moat and the barn are each listed grade II.
E. Rose (NLA), 6 July 2005.

Press cutting (S4) in file.

For information on the 17th century barn to the south-east see NHER 51070.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 15 January 2008.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BARN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • SHINE
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Serial: Pevsner, N.. Buildings of England..
---Photograph: 2003. KTZ 12, Medieval decorative mount fragment..
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Sall.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1985. Building Report..
<S2>Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 02 SE 4 [4].
<S3>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1994. The Boleyn home is now on market. 20 May.

Related records

51070Parent of: Moor Hall Barn (Building)

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