Record Details

NHER Number:9503
Type of record:Building
Name:The Old Hall


A 16th or early 17th century house that stands partially over a medieval moated site. The house is timber framed and rendered although some parts of the house have brick façades. There are two projecting wings to the rear of the main façade, as well as a projecting stair turret. The house has original mullion and transom windows, an original winding stair with two balusters and some of the timber frame is visible on the interior.


  • The 16th century moated Old Hall in Mulburton  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TG 1958 0107
Map Sheet:TG10SE

Full description

Moated site superceded by hall, probably later 16th century but with unusual features; extended about 1700 and altered 18th to 19th centuries.
See (S1), (S2) and (S3) in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 27 August 1982.

October 2000. Visit.
Moat wet approximately 8 to 10 metres wide, widest at northeast. Dredged a this end 3 years ago. Small silver object found.
H. Paterson (A&E), 2 February 2001.

March 2001.
Management Statement signed 6 March 2001.
See copy in office file.
H. Paterson (A&E), 12 March 2001.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Unknown date)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FARMHOUSE (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2100 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG1901A, E-H.
---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1050700.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 10 SE 15 [4].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 548.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Mulbarton.
---Photograph: CBM4-10.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1982. Building Report.. Building Report.

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44666Parent of: Barn to Old Hall Farm (Building)
51339Parent of: Tractor Shed to Old Hall Farm (Building)

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