Record Details

NHER Number:45720
Type of record:Building
Name:High House, Hall Road

Summary

High House was originally built as a single residence, though it has since been sub-divided. This two and two and half storey building dates to the 17th century and later, and is of red brick with steeply-pitched pantile roofs. The earlier range to the east retains a fragment of a larger 17th century house, which contains two good 17th century fireplaces with panelled overmantles, and a contemporary winding stair beside the chimneystack.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 3328 0048
Map Sheet:TG30SW
Parish:THURTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1987. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
High House, Hall Road.
House, now sub-divided. 17th century and later; red brick with steeply-pitched pantiled roofs. Two storeys and 2½ storeys. The earlier range to the east a fragment of a larger 17th century house: one ground floor and two first floor sashes with glazing bars; the ground floor sash with a segmental head and set in a reduced opening. Crow-stepped east gable with moulded brick eaves oversailing and rebuilt internal chimney stack. 20th century attic casement in west gable. One course platband at first floor level. Later single-storey gabled extension at east gable. Later lower two-storey range to west: four window range, sashes with glazing bars and 20th century casements. Two entrance doors, one half glazed. Plain brick string course. One chimney stack on ridge line, internal stack at west gable. On the north side, a large blocked first floor window opening in earlier range; pantiled lean-to below. Much rebuilt gabled projection to north, two storeys, 20th century casements, the walls of ground floor level contain much flintwork. The earlier range contains two good 17th century fireplaces with panelled overmantles; contemporary winding stair beside stack.
Information from (S1).

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1600 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 729.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1169543.

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