Record Details

NHER Number:20532
Type of record:Building
Name:The Old Hall, Rectory Road

Summary

A 16th century house of about 1500, with a porch, stair turret and an east wing of about 1600. Wallpaintings have been found on the upper floor of the Hall, depicting a flower vase and two figures. There are traces of a possible medieval moat in the grounds of the Hall, suggesting that it was built on a medieval manorial moated site.

Images

  • Old Hall, Edgefield. The prominent porch tower as added to this 15th or 16th centrury building around 1600  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0945 3495
Map Sheet:TG03SE
Parish:EDGEFIELD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Flint building, with brick porch and rear wing and stair turret added about in 1600 to an existing building of about 1500? Traces of wall paintings; later alterations.
Possible manorial site, perhaps with moat.
See (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NAU) 17 July 1984.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WALL PAINTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 03 NE 1.
---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 455.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: CNH 1-16.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1152709.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1984. Building Report.. Building Report.

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