Record Details

NHER Number:8574
Type of record:Building
Name:Burnley Hall


This red brick house was built in the early 18th century and restored in the early 1980s. It stands two storeys high with attics and slate roofing. The associated garden wall, stables and carriage house are all of early 18th century date. The hall also has a dovecote and an icehouse in its grounds.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4788 1975
Map Sheet:TG41NE

Full description

Built about 1710. Very fine red brick house. Georgian alterations.
Dovecot, icehouse.
For full details see report (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 October 1981.

February 2006.
Early 18th century garden walls and stables/carriage house.
House two storeys and dormer attic arranged in H plan. Slate roofs. Restoration work in 1982.
For further information see list description.
D. Robertson (NLA), 6 February 2006.

May 2008.
proposed conversion and extension of former potting shed to form a single, self-contained dwelling.
See (S2) for further information.
H. White (NLA) 25 November 2008.

Monument Types

  • DOVECOTE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ICEHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CARRIAGE HOUSE (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)
  • GARDEN WALL (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)
  • STABLE (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.
---Designation: Listed Building Consent.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 41 NE 21.
---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 453.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1992. Sporting estate carries £5m price tag. 16 July.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1981. Building Report. Building Report.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Agnew, T. 2008. Design and Access Statement, Burnley Hall, East Somerton.

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