Record Details

NHER Number:21181
Type of record:Building
Name:Little Hockham Hall

Summary

Little Hockham Hall was built around 1600 and was extended and altered in the mid 19th century. The 19th century façade covers the timber framed wattle and daub and rendered main two storey building with a slate roof. Inside are some original 17th century wooden beams and brick fireplaces.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9491 9094
Map Sheet:TL99SW
Parish:HOCKHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Around 1600 and mid 19th century. Facade of 19th century, rear timber framed with wattle and daub, rendered. Slate roof, two storeys. Original range with cross wings contains some 18th century casements. South wing rebuilt in brick casing, gabled; north wing weatherboarded gable. Large external stack to south stepped with two octagonal shafts. Main range gable, central ridge stack with six octagonal shafts. 19th century east range of no interest. Interior sitting room with close studded timber frame and one bridging beam. Good fireplace under fourcentred moulded brick arch of English bond. Jambs and arch contain one sunk hollow and one sunk quadrant moulding. Dining room fireplace similar
with chamfered brickwork. Timber framing of north wing intact.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 25 February 1985.

13 May 1994. NLA air photography.
Little Hockham Hall. Visible on photos.
S. Massey (NLA), 6 February 2001.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL 94 90 E-F.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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