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Hardley Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Langley with Hardley, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5457 / 52°32'44"N

Longitude: 1.5195 / 1°31'10"E

OS Eastings: 638730

OS Northings: 300031

OS Grid: TG387000

Mapcode National: GBR XLC.711

Mapcode Global: VHM64.984S

Plus Code: 9F43GGW9+7Q

Entry Name: Hardley Hall

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226750

Location: Langley with Hardley, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR14

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Langley with Hardley

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Hardley St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 30 SE
3/42 Hardley Hall

- II*

Country house. Mid/late C16. Flint and limestone rubble with some red
brick; limestone dressings. Steeply pitched roof with C20 tiles on north
slope, roofs on south side pantiled. Two storeys and attics. North facade
of six bays: C19 casements of 3 and 4-lights under segmental brick arches;
windows set in reduced and altered openings. Gabled two storey porch off-
centre to east, partly rendered with gable apex rebuilt in red brick. Stone
dressed entrance archway with four-centred head and spandrels with the
initials W.M. and a knot motif. Above the arch, a square stone tablet with
a coat of arms. 3-light first floor casement, C19. Parapeted gable on
moulded stone kneelers. Entrance doorway within porch has four-centred
arched opening with square-topped wave moulded architrave and plain
spandrels. Contemporary battened and studded door with four-centred arched
head. Eaves line on north side raised in red brick. Parapet gables with
moulded stone kneelers; small internal stack on east gable with octagonal
chimney shaft. The west gable has diaper patterning in brick: three
casement windows set in original chamfered stone surrounds with brick
blocking and alteration. The two upper casements C20 with leaded glazing.
Gable parapet in red brick. On the south wall, two large external stacks
of flint with bed brick upper sections. (The easternmost stack now
incorporated in a later extension). Octagonal chimney shafts on moulded
bases; a group of three to the west and two to the east. Between the stacks
a three storey stair turret with a shallow-pitch stepped gable and moulded
kneelers and finials. C20 casements. C18 red brick catslide extension at
south-east corner: casements with glazing bars, C20 metal casements on
ground floor. Half-glazed entrance door with segmental arch, one altered
lunette window. Four panelled door with semicircular fanlight over, at south
west corner. Interior much altered, but containing some good C16 fireplaces
with four-centred arches including great hall fireplace with continuous roll
moulding to arch and jambs.

Listing NGR: TG3873000031

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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