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Besthorpe Old Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Besthorpe, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5119 / 52°30'42"N

Longitude: 1.0361 / 1°2'10"E

OS Eastings: 606124

OS Northings: 294779

OS Grid: TM061947

Mapcode National: GBR TG3.JRN

Mapcode Global: VHKC4.X446

Entry Name: Besthorpe Old Hall

Listing Date: 21 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220301

Location: Besthorpe, Breckland, Norfolk, NR17

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Besthorpe

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Besthorpe All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


4/54 Besthorpe Old Hall
- II

Farmhouse. Mid C16 encased in rendered and roughcast brick C18 otherwise
partly timber framed with roughcast wattle and daub infill. Plain tiled roof.
2 storeys. 2 storey mid C16 gabled porch with 4-centred arch under square
hood on columnettes with moulded capitals and bases. One internal 4-centred
wall arch. C19 sash window in first floor of porch. Bargeboards. One C19
sash to each floor right. Rebuilt brick wall left with C20 outshut. Gabled
roof above overhanging eaves. Ridge stack to right and C20 ridge stack left.
West front centred by C20 stepped porch. Further door to left. Varieties
of C18, C19 and C20 sashes and casements. Blocked circular window above porch
beams date 1729. Interior of kitchen retains heavily roll moulded bridging
beam and crenellated wall plate.

Listing NGR: TM0612494779

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

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