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Burnley Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Somerton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7186 / 52°43'7"N

Longitude: 1.6689 / 1°40'8"E

OS Eastings: 647878

OS Northings: 319756

OS Grid: TG478197

Mapcode National: GBR YNV.GRY

Mapcode Global: WHNVC.LXXQ

Plus Code: 9F43PM99+CH

Entry Name: Burnley Hall

Listing Date: 20 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216607

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402078

Location: Somerton, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Somerton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Winterton Holy Trinity and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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2/41 Burnley Hall
G.V. II*
House. Early C18. Brick with slate roofs. 2 storeys and dormer attic
arranged in H plan. South front of 7 bays with centre 3 bays recessed. Side
bays project and have rusticated brick quoins. Central late C18 open pediment
doorcase with 2 unfluted columns supporting Doric block entablature. Door
converted to a window, but retains its wavy fanlight. Late C19 plate glass
horned sashes to ground floor. Wide platband between floors. 7 late C18
first floor sashes with glazing bars and gauged skewback arches. Central first
floor window retains original flush surround and is further enriched by
shouldered brick architrave. Roofs are hipped. 4 gabled dormers with sashes,
2 on main roof and one each on projecting side bay roofs. 5 large multiply-
flued stacks, those to east and west gables partly-external. All rebuilt 1982.
To east a single storey extension (billiard room) of 1816 : 3 tall late C19
sash windows. Dentil eaves cornice below parapet. Glazed hipped roof.
Separate entrance in angle with main block. Platband at first floor of house
continues into returns, riding over external stacks. Returns are in 4 bays.
Subsidiary western entrance with late C18 fluted Doric portico porch. Door
is panelled with panelled reveals. 2 sashes to ground floor of west return
and 4 to first floor, all with late C18 glazing bars and gauged skewback
arches. 2 gabled dormers as before. East returns similar but with plain
doorway and cluster of 2 storey C19 additions obscuring half of facade. Rear
largely a jumble of C19 additions but H plan still apparent. Interior. Hall,
now lounge, fitted with raised large frame panelling. 2 6-panel doors within
shouldered surrounds. Shouldered panelling acts as fireplace overmantel.
Moulded cornice. Dining room has similar, stained, panelling. Dado panelled
vertically. Moulded cornice. Windows with H hinges to original shutters.
2 other ground floor rooms similar. Open well staircase rises to attic with
closed string and heavy irontwist balusters. Moulded handrail and square newel
posts. Dado panelling to walls.

Listing NGR: TG4787819756

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