Record Details

NHER Number:2279
Type of record:Building
Name:Watlington Hall


The present building dates to about 1940, when the hall was rebuilt after a fire. The age of the previous hall is not known, but it is marked on a map of 1797.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6228 1136
Map Sheet:TF61SW

Full description

Present building dates from about 1940, rebuilt after fire.
Information from R.J. Silvester (NAU).

Age of previous building and site not known, though mentioned in (S1) with no details, and shown on (S2) in a more formal park than on 1950 Ordnance Survey map of 1838 1 inch 1st edition, same as (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 29 January 1987.

For the park now see NHER 31972.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (World War Two to 21st Century - 1940 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF6211 F,G,K-M,V,W,Z.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 751-752.
<S1>Directory: White, W.. 1845. White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Norfolk.
<S2>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

Related records

31972Related to: Watlington Hall Park (Monument)

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