Record Details

NHER Number:5472
Type of record:Building
Name:Hockwold Hall


A 17th century brick house with substantial later alterations. The north front of the house has a two storey porch tower and early 19th century Gothick windows. The south front has a crenellated octagonal turret and a wall sundial. The nearby stables, walled garden and summerhouse date to the 18th century. Fragments of medieval limestone have been reused in outbuildings. The house is now a hotel.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7245 8787
Map Sheet:TL78NW

Full description

Hall of about 1600 much rebuilt in 18th century and about1900.
Medieval stone fragments in outbuildings.
See (S1) and (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 17 February 1983.

22 July 1993. NLA air photography.
House visible.
M. Brennand (NLA), 12 February 2001.

Monument Types

  • GARDEN HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GARDEN WALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STABLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SUNDIAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WALLED GARDEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOTEL (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG7287 ACH.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1993. TL 7287ACU.
---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Map: Bryant. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 2000. Hockwold Hall, one of the finest properties in SW Norfolk - yours for a cool £1.8m. 28 July.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 410.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1983. Building Report.
<S2>Photograph: CCY 9-11.

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