Record Details

NHER Number:11115
Type of record:Building
Name:Earsham Hall


This is possibly the site of a 17th century moated house. The stable block dates to the 17th century and may have belonged to this earlier hall. The present building is 18th century red brick construction with seven bays, the centre three recessed, and three storeys. It was designed by John Buxton. There have been some 19th century alterations.


  • Earsham Hall, an 18th century red brick construction designed by John Buxton.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TM 3078 8984
Map Sheet:TM38NW

Full description

July 1980. Visit.
Site of 17th century moated house? 17th century stables. Present hall 18th century. Poor condition.
For full details see (S1).
E. Rose (NAU). 7 July 1980.

(S2) calls this house Earsham Lodge or Hall. The name Earsham Lodge is now used for the 19th century house in the village.

See newspaper cutting (S3) in file.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 13 May 2006.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LIVERY STABLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOAT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM3089 D.
---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Grogan, A. H. (HBC). 1979. Building Report.. Building Report.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2005. Historic hall to host corporate event. 27 December.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 315-316.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Earsham.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E. (NAU). 1980. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1805-1810. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Volume Unknown.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2006. Family's quest to hear stories from hall's past. 12 May.

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