Record Details

NHER Number:9509
Type of record:Building
Name:Bracon Hall

Summary

A late 18th or early 19th century brick house with Classical architectural details, which may stand on the site of an earlier building.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1807 0054
Map Sheet:TG10SE
Parish:BRACON ASH, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Late Georgian, 3 bays, 2 storeys. Slate roof. Red brick. Windows (except central one) with slightly rounded tops. Porch with paired Tuscan columns. Stables with tall pedimented arch rising above roofline.
Mentioned in (S1).
According to [1], it stands on the site of a hall visited by Queen Elizabeth I.
Visited E. Rose (NAU) 9 November 1978.

Yet (S2) dates to 1833. Is this a mistake for 1803? See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU)

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 211.
<S1>Monograph: Repton, H.. 1803. Fragments on the theory and practice of landscape gardening..
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1373093.

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