Record Details

NHER Number:30668
Type of record:Building
Name:Silfield Old Hall, Silfield


Silfield Old Hall is a house dating to the mid 17th century, with crosswings added in the late 17th century to form a cruciform plan. This building is largely timber-framed, although the ground floors of the wings are of brick. Inside a 17th-century staircase and doors survive, and since 1940 the property has been divided into two houses.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 120 995
Map Sheet:TM19NW

Full description

December 1950. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description excerpt:
"House. Mid 17th century with cross wings added late 17th century to form cruciform plan. Timber-framed, the wings with brick ground floors and timber-framed upper floors. Pantiled roofs. Divided into two properties 1940. Two storeys and attic...Gabled roofs. Rebuilt central ridge stack to main range. External stack to east of south cross wing.
INTERIOR. West half with chamfered and tongue-stopped bridging beams to ground floor. Closed string staircase with bulbous turned balusters and moulded handrail. Doors predominantly late 17th-century two-panelled types. East half (unoccupied) with sunk-quadrant moulded bridging beams. Roof mostly renewed; now with collars and butt purlins."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
E. Rose (NLA), 16 June 1994. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 March 2022.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (17th Century to 21st Century - 1630 AD? to 2100 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (17th Century to 21st Century - 1630 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, B. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 808.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1297512.

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