Record Details

NHER Number:10038
Type of record:Building
Name:Old Hall Farm


This late 16th or early 17th century timber framed house was refaced in brick in the 19th century. The timber frame is exposed inside with close studding and roll moulded ceiling beams. Detailed maps show part of a possible medieval moat surrounding part of the building.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 1065 9359
Map Sheet:TM19SW

Full description

(S1) appears to show part of moat around house, though not named as such.
(S2) says late 16th/early 17th refashioned 19th century. Timber frame with 19th century red brick facing or rebuilding except rear wall; slate roof. Two storeys with 19th century windows and offcentre pilastered door. Offcentre and gable stacks. On interior, close studding revealed and roll moulded ceiling beams.
E. Rose (NLA), 27 July 1998.

June 1981. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Late 16th/early 17th century house refashioned in 19th century. Timber frame with 19th century red brick front and end walls, plastered at rear. Slate roof with gabled ends. Two storeys. Four widely spaced windows 19th century casements in segmental-headed openings. Doorway off centre left with pilasters and entablature. Brick chimneystack at each end and one off centre. Interior: exposed timber frame with close studding and roll moulded ceiling beams.
Information from (S2).
S. Spooner (NLA), 8 September 2006.

Photographs and roof details in file (S3).
E. Rose (NLA), 18 April 2007.

Monument Types

  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1550 AD to 2050 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval to Modern - 1550 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Confidential File.
---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. p 241.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Bunwell.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1980. Ordnance Survey (OS) 1:10 000.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1305554.
<S3>Unpublished Document: 2007. Architectural plans.. 19 February.

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