Record Details

NHER Number:9246
Type of record:Building
Name:Old Hall


This complex and interesting building was built in 1608 as a lobby entrance house. It was altered in 1679 when a cross wing, chimney stacks, brick facing and a magnificent staircase were added. A single storey flint kitchen may have been built at the same time. The wooden panelling inside dates to the 18th century.


  • The Old Hall in Marlingford dates back to the early 17th century  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TG 1327 0919
Map Sheet:TG10NW

Full description

Complex and interesting building. Apparently originally a lobby entrance house (reset date stone 1608) given a crosswing, grand staircase in projection, new stacks and brick facing in 1679 (dated) also perhaps a single storey flint kitchen. Interiors remodelled in high quality panelling etc. 18th century. Alterations in 19th century perhaps heightening kitchen.
See (S1) and (S2) in file.
Listed grade II*.
E. Rose (NAU), 4 December 1987.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Cozens-Hardy, B. 1961. Some Norfolk Halls. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXII pp 163-208. p 193.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 10 NW 6 [2].
---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 534-535.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Marlingford.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: EGH 1-3.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1987. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Photograph: Rose, E.. 1987. EGH 1-3 Marlingford Old Hall fireplace.

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