Record Details

NHER Number:8299
Type of record:Building
Name:Hoveton Old Hall


Set on the edge of the parish, this mansion has a grand façade block of about 1680. The windows were replaced in the late 18th century and the roof was replaced in the 19th century The house has fine interiors and evidence of timber framing that may indicate an earlier core. To the rear is a service wing of about 1600, much altered, that may have been part of an earlier main building.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3086 2050
Map Sheet:TG32SW

Full description

Mansion, on edge of parish.
Grand façade block of about 1680 refenestrated late 18th century, roof replaced 19th century; fine interiors, evidence of timber framing of contemporary or earlier date. At rear, service wing of about 1600 with one panelled room, much altered 18th century with new windows, ovens etc. Carved stone fragments 12th to 15th century are in 20th century contexts and may be recent imports.
See report (S1), press cuttings (S2), (S3), (S4), architect's plans (S5) and photographs (S6) in file. (S7).
E. Rose (NLA), 3 March 2004.

April 2008
Proposed demolition of redundant outbuilding.
See (S8) for further information.
H White (NLA) 21 November 2008.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 573.
---Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
---Photograph: Hoveton Old Hall. Print.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 2004. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1986. Built by a rogue. 28 March.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1994. [Photograph of Hoveton Old Hall]. 24 October.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1995. [Sale advertisement for Hoveton Old Hall]. 7 September.
<S5>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
<S6>Photograph: Rose, E.. 8299.
<S7>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1049909.
<S8>Designation: Norfolk District Councils. [Various]. Application for Listed Building Consent. Consent. DNF6044.

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