Record Details

NHER Number:14255
Type of record:Building
Name:Quorn House, 10 Market Place


Set off the large green known as the Market Place, this is a two storey red brick house dating to 1746, with a slate roof and a slightly projecting central bay with a Tuscan pedimented porch. At the rear stand a stable and shed, the stable dating to the 18th century, but remodelled in the 19th century when the shed was built. These outbuildings are now recorded separately as NHER 65299.


  • The mid 18th century facade of Quorn House, Hingham, with three bays and a slightly advanced central bay with a pediment.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TG 0237 0219
Map Sheet:TG00SW

Full description

November 1959. Listed, Grade II*.
Listing Description excerpt:
"House. Late 18th century. Red brick house with slate hipped roof and moulded wood eaves cornice. Two storeys. Central porch with Tuscan columns supporting entablature with dentilled cornice…three moulded stone steps. Left hand wing one storey, red brick, gable-ended slate roof, round-headed doorway, with semi-circular fanlight with radial bars and flush panelled door."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 February 2022.

November 1978. Field Observation.
Seen by E. Rose (NAU).
Five bays, two storeys, central bay projects with Tuscan porch and pediment above.
Red brick; hipped slate roof.
Built in about 1790? Very good condition.
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 29 November 1978. Information from record card (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 February 2022.

This house was in fact built in 1746 on the site of the Black Horse public house. It may have been since refaced. Information from the Hingham Society.
Press cutting (S3) in file.

Stable and shed at rear added to list in 2001. These are now recorded separately as NHER 65299.
E. Rose (NLA), 2 October 2001. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 February 2022.

November 2010. Planning Application.
See (S4).
Z. Dack (HES), 18 January 2011.

Monument Types

  • DOVECOTE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STABLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2009. A classy flavour of high society. 16 October.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, B. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 407.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Listing Notification. Notification. DNF9718.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1171512.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1997. Stylish Georgian home on the green. 26 September.
<S4>Unpublished Document: 2011. Planning Application.

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