Record Details

NHER Number:8288
Type of record:Building
Name:Beeston Hall


Squared flint great hall and brick orangery dated to 1786 built in Gothick style. There is also a 1784 to 1786 carriage house, stables and brewery. The buildings reuse much material from an earlier hall including the door and fireplaces. The house was the home of the Preston family.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 331 213
Map Sheet:TG32SW

Full description

Gothick; begun 1785.
See detailed discussion and press cuttings in file.
E. Rose (NAU).

Listed grade II* (orangery grade II).
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • BREWHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CARRIAGE HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ORANGERY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STABLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A.. 1995. TG3321/G - K.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 3221L - S.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 3321T - U, X - Z.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1994. [Article and sale advertisement for Beeston Hall]. 24 March.
---Newspaper Article: The Norfolk Journal. 1994. [Sale advertisement for Beeston Hall]. April.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1994? -2011?. English Heritage Digital Designation Record. Record. DNF5495, DNF6770, DNF7064 and DNF7196.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 385-386; Pl 89.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Norfolk Advertiser. 1983. Beeston Hall. 26 March.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1981. [Photograph of Beeston Hall]. 28 October.
<S5>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1979. Norfolk stately home opens doors. 14 April.
<S6>Article in Serial: Haslam, R.. 1983. Beeston Hall, Norfolk.. Country Life. February pp 270-274.

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