Record Details

NHER Number:16984
Type of record:Building
Name:Billingford Hall


An 18th century brick house with a U-shaped plan, possibly built around an older core.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0114 2019
Map Sheet:TG02SW

Full description

January 1981. Field Observation.
A two storey, 18th century brick house of five bays (central bay projecting) with a central door and a later western extension. There are two projecting wings to the rear, one with possible traces of older work. The appearance of the building strongly suggest the existance of an older core.
Information from file.
H. Hamilton (NLA), 25 January 2008.

March 1988. Field Observation.
The house was revisited during renovations. The interior was observed, but the walls were not stripped below the plaster. The earliest features observed date to the late 17th or early 18th century. No internal alterations of late 17th to early 18th century were noted.
See (S1) and architects plans (S3) in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 4 March 1988

NGR corrected from original TG 0112 2020.
M. Horlock (NLA), 26 March 2003.

An 18th century brick house with a U-shaped plan.
The house has 2 storeys and 5 bays, with a slightly advanced central bay. A shallow porch was added in the late 18th century, and a two storeyed side extension was later added to the main block along with single storeyed outhouses to the rear.
See (S2).
Sarah Spooner (NLA), 30 September 2005.

August 2008.
Proposal for minor internal alterations and a covered area at the rear of the property.
See (S4).
H. White (NLA) 12 December 2008

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: Listed Building Consent.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 388.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1169883.
<S3>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
<S4>Unpublished Document: 2008. Design and Access Statement. Billingford Hall, Billingford, Dereham.

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