Record Details

NHER Number:16275
Type of record:Building
Name:Music Room, Earsham Hall


The Music Room at Earsham Hall is a small building in the park designed by Sir John Soane in 1785.The small single storeyed structure is built of grey brick and the central three bays are defined by a pediment on Ionic columns. A carpenters shop is attached to the building. It has now been converted into a holiday cottage.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 3071 9003
Map Sheet:TM39SW

Full description

Music Room of Earsham Hall.
Isolated park building by Sir John Soane 1785. Converted from an oragnery for William Wyndham. Single storeyed, grey brick, central three bays defined by pediment on Ionic columns. Derelict in 1962.
Information from (S1).

1979. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society survey.
Carpenters shop attached. Report on carpenters shop in (S2), which also refers to interior of Music Room (also known as Orangery) as being double apsed and still of 'astonishing beauty'.
See (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 7 July 1980.

Planning permission granted for conversion and extension of Music Room into a holiday cottage.
See (S3) ann (S4).
M. Dennis (NLA), 1 November 2005.

Monument Types

  • CARPENTERS WORKSHOP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GARDEN HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 316.
<S2>Article in Serial: NIAS. 1980. [unknown]. NIAS Journal. Vol II, No 5.
<S3>Designation: Listed Building Consent. DNF8982.
<S4>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans. 1999.

Related records

MNO9901Related to: Soane's Music Room North of Earsham Hall Hall Road EARSHAM (Revoked)

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