Record Details

NHER Number:6487
Type of record:Building
Name:Holt Hall

Summary

A large mid 19th century red brick house, built for Walter Hamilton Pemberton and enlarged shortly afterwards. Four gables of different sizes garnish the entrance front and polygonal chimney stacks pierce the skyline. Standing by the hall is a folly containing fragments of a 12th century chapel from the old hall site (NHER 6488). The site was purchased by the County Council in 1947.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0789 3976
Map Sheet:TG03NE
Parish:HOLT, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

A large mid 19th century red brick house, built for Walter Hamilton Pemberton and enlarged shortly afterwards. Four gables of different sizes garnish the entrance front and polygonal chimney stacks pierce the skyline. Standing by the hall is a folly containing fragments of a 12th century chapel from the old hall site (NHER 6488). The site was purchased by the County Council in 1947.

Hall and chapel (folly).
Hall of 1845 and 1860s.
By it a folly containing fragments of 12th century chapel from old hall site (NHER 6488).
Hall alone listed grade II (S1).
Report (S2) press cuttings (S3), (S4) and (S5) and photographs (S6) in file. See also (S7).
E. Rose (NAU), September 1983.

October 2009.
Proposals to refurbish activity room including the replacement of the windows and the addition of toilet facilities.
See (S8) and (S9) for further details.
H. White (NLA), 26 February 2010.

July 2011. Eastern Daily Press.
Holt Hall now used as an Environmental and Outdoor Learning centre, and the council has spent £43, 000 to upgrade its facilities to make it more accessible and user friendly.
See (S10) for further details.
D. Lefeuvre (HES), 1 August 2011.

Monument Types

  • CHAPEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FOLLY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG0739 S,T.
---Aerial Photograph: TG 0739/ U, V.
---Graphic Material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..
---Unpublished Document: 2011. Planning Application. 20111306.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. & Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England.
---Unpublished Document: Finnemore, M.. 2009. Bat survey of Holt Hall Annex.
---Unpublished Document: A. T. Coombes Associates. 2009. Preliminary arboricultural implications assessment at Holt Hall field studies centre.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2011. Study centre gets a new lease of life. 2 July.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Holt.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling Record: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1993. Building Report..
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1992. Nature trail in ancient woodland. 24 April.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1993. Photograph of Holt Hall. 16 January.
<S5>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1997. Record of estate life at turn of century. 31 July.
<S6>Photograph: Untitled.
<S7>Article in Serial: Cozens-Hardy, B. 1961. Some Norfolk Halls. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXII pp 163-208. p 185.
<S8>Unpublished Document: 2011. Planning Application. 20111306.
<S9>Unpublished Document: Allison, J.. 2009. Design and access statement, Holt Hall, Kelling Road.

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33477Parent of: Holt Hall park (Monument)

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