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Bylaugh Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bylaugh, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7281 / 52°43'41"N

Longitude: 1.0128 / 1°0'46"E

OS Eastings: 603536

OS Northings: 318751

OS Grid: TG035187

Mapcode National: GBR SB1.YPN

Mapcode Global: WHLRS.JPHF

Entry Name: Bylaugh Hall

Listing Date: 15 April 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077349

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220713

Location: Bylaugh, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Bylaugh

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bylaugh St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


3/7 Bylaugh Hall


Ruinous country house. 1850-52. Charles Barry, junior, and R.Banks for
trustees of Sir John Lombe. Ashlar faced brick,now roofless. Elizabethan
Prodigy House style. 2 storeys with basement and attics. Extra storey to
centre bay. Entrance facade of 7 bays of ovolo-moulded stone mullion and
transom windows. 3-light to centre bay and 2-light to other bays. Bay
divisions accentuated by boldly projecting semi-rusticated pilasters topped
with obelisks. Rusticated basement storey with 2-light plain chamfered
mullion windows. Former strapwork parapet around basement well. 5 out of
6 dormers survive with segmental pediments and 2-light ovolo-moulded mullion
windows. Elaborately decorated central single storey porch consisting of
angle pilasters with diamond rustication and bas relief carvings; 3-centred
entrance arch with deeply carved arms above; pierced parapet with obelisks
and heraldic beasts. Horizontal divisions employ at each level a full
entablature with a cartouche to each section of frieze. Twin pilasters flank
main corners and taller centre bay and rise to form turrets. Garden facade,
largely obscured by ivy, consists of a taller centre bay flanked by 2-storey
rectangular bays. West facade is of 5 bays, the centre 3 bays slightly

Listing NGR: TG0353618751

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