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Latitude: 52.668 / 52°40'4"N
Longitude: 0.9632 / 0°57'47"E
OS Eastings: 600464
OS Northings: 311935
OS Grid: TG004119
Mapcode National: GBR SBR.QBM
Mapcode Global: WHLS4.R6WF
Plus Code: 9F42MX97+67
Entry Name: Borrow Hall Including Forecourt Walls
Listing Date: 20 August 1951
Last Amended: 27 July 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246352
English Heritage Legacy ID: 487151
Location: Dereham, Breckland, Norfolk, NR19
Civil Parish: Dereham
Built-Up Area: Dereham
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: East Dereham
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
Tagged with: Architectural structure
Borrow Hall including including forecourt walls
(Formerly listed as:
House. c1740. Red brick; black-glazed pantiles to south front, red pantiles to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 5-window range. Plinth course. Central 6-panelled door with plain overlight. Plaque over door records house as birthplace of George Borrow. 6/6 unhorned sashes renewed 1990, those to ground floor under segmental heads. Platband to first floor. Modillion eaves cornice. Bell-based gabled roof with internal gable-end stacks east and west.
Brick garden walls run south to road from each end of facade.
Rear with 2-storey extension to east with one 6/6 unhorned sash to each floor of north gable end, renewed 1990. Full-length outshut to main block under catslide roof: one plank door, one half-glazed door and a 2-light C20 casement.
INTERIOR: panelled window shutters in rear outshut. Front south-east room with inglenook fireplace with reused bridging beam as bressumer. Straight-flight staircase. First floor with 2-panelled doors on HL hinges.
HISTORICAL NOTE: birthplace of novelist George Borrow (1803-81).
Listing NGR: TG0046411935
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