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Bodney Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hilborough, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5539 / 52°33'13"N

Longitude: 0.6987 / 0°41'55"E

OS Eastings: 583054

OS Northings: 298535

OS Grid: TL830985

Mapcode National: GBR Q93.X1T

Mapcode Global: VHKBS.226J

Entry Name: Bodney Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220996

Location: Hilborough, Breckland, Norfolk, IP26

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Hilborough

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bodney St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


5/24 Bodney Hall Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16 core extended during C18. Additional pile of circa 1840.
C19 service extensions. Original block timber frame largely replaced
with brick. Extension and service wing in flint with brick dressings.
Front block rendered. Slate roofs. Original block lengthened to south,
pile added to west and service wing to east. 2 storeys. Front block
of 3 bays of sash windows with glazing bars. Central flat-roofed open
porch supported on a pair of Roman Doric columns. Part-glazed panelled
front door beneath a semicircular fanlight. Hipped roof. Facade of rear
block consists of a brick skin with irregular fenestration consisting
of 3 sash windows with glazing bars beneath segmental arches and a panelled
door to ground floor. Gabled half dormers above with casements and 2
narrow sash windows with glazing bars. Terracotta quatrefoil with heart
set beneath kneeler corbel of north east gable parapet. North gable-end
of brick with close tumbling-in. Similar tumbling-in to south gable-end
into flint fabric. Gable-end stacks. Very long service wing of flint
with 5 bays of brick dressed casement windows beneath segmental arches.
Interior. Front block has elaborate moulded architraves with corner
paterae and a heavily moulded staircase with turned balusters. Rear block
with C16 roll and cavetto moulded principal beams to ground floor. Fine
queen post roof structure retained within the later roof space. Evidence
of surviving parts of timber frame mainly obscured by plaster.

Listing NGR: TL8305498535

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

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