Record Details

NHER Number:22252
Type of record:Building
Name:Hyde Hall, Great Fransham

Summary

A mid 18th century brick farmhouse, with later alterations. The house contains an 18th century staircase, which is an example of national importance. A Rococo plaster ceiling has survived above the staircase.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9165 1292
Map Sheet:TF91SW
Parish:FRANSHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1984. Listed, Grade II*.
Listing Description:
Farmhouse, mid 18th century.
Tuck pointed brick with slate roof. Single pile with later catslide. 3 storeys, 5 bays, sash windows with stucco keystones to arched openings. Top storey shorter. Slightly advanced centre bay with curious porch, mainly 19th and 20th century but retaining 18th century Ionic columns and parts of original capitals, probably originally freestanding, now carrying curved gable and corrugated iron roof. Arched front doorway with traceried fanlight. Hipped main roof. Pair of rear stacks. Very fine well stair with turned balusters, carved tread ends and large plaster Roccoco ceiling rose. Plaster modillion cornice in hall.
Information from (S1).

Note exterior seen by E. Rose (NAU) in 1977 and considered to be a sub-Georgian house.
However as stated it is listed II*, which Norfolk County Council say is on account of exceptionally fine staircase, on which basis they consider it of national importance.
E. Rose (NAU) 21 February 1986.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). TF 9112A,D-E; TF 9113L.
---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. p 367.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1077469.

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