Record Details

NHER Number:39267
Type of record:Building
Name:Raven Hall


This house was built around 1700. It has brick walls and a thatched roof and may feature an earlier timber frame. It is unusually large for an isolated house in marshland.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 46604 04577
Map Sheet:TG40SE

Full description

Unusually large house for its isolated situation on the marshes. Suggestions of a possible timber frame.
Present building of around 1700, unusual plan.
See report (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 17 May 2003.

January 1994. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"House. c1700. Rendered brick with thatch roof and coped gables. Brick left ridge and rendered brick right end stacks. L-plan with wing to rear right, the main range a 3-unit baffle-entry plan. Single storey and attic. Four-window range of 1-, 2-, and 3-light casements with 3 similar dormers over."
Information from (S2).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S2) for the current listing details.
Amended by P. Beers (HES), 19 June 2020.

August 2005. Building Survey.
Condition survey undertaken as part of Broadland Flood Alleviation Project.
See report (S3) for further details.
P. Watkins (HES), 10 March 2015.

January 2006.
Rendered brick with thatched roof and coped gables.
Information from (S2).
D. Robertson (NLA), 31 January 2006.

Monument Types

  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Listing Notification. Notification. DNF9182.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 2003. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1240264.
<S3>Unpublished Report: Philpot, M. and Merrick, D. 2005. Built Heritage Condition Survey Report - BHCSR01. Raven Hall. Built Heritage Condition Survey Report.

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