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Hempnall House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hempnall, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4844 / 52°29'3"N

Longitude: 1.3015 / 1°18'5"E

OS Eastings: 624263

OS Northings: 292514

OS Grid: TM242925

Mapcode National: GBR VJ5.CTD

Mapcode Global: VHL8R.HTW9

Entry Name: Hempnall House

Listing Date: 24 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435763

Location: Hempnall, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Hempnall

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Hempnall St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


9/10008 Hempnall House


House. Late C16 with C17 extension. Added front pile of 1871.
Later additions. Rear pile: Timber-frame faced with colour-washed
brick. Fishscale slate roof; concrete tiles to rear pitch.
Rectangular in plan with off-centre axial stack. C19 brick east
gable-end with crowstepped parapet. 2 storeys with attic east of
stack. Scattered fenestration of mainly casement windows with
part of one surviving ovolo-moulded mullion window. East gable-
end with 2 sash windows beneath skewback arches. Two modern
outshuts to north. Interior: Two queen-post trusses to west of
stack. Two bays east of stack with upper crucks. 1871 pile: Gault
brick with slate roof. Symmetrical 3-bay plan with projecting
enclosed central porch. Pair of stacks to rear wall. 2 storeys.
Tripartite sashes with vertical glazing bars and horns beneath
skewback arches to side bays. Panelled front door with
rectangular fanlight. Plain doorcase with hood on brackets
displaying date. Single sash window with vertical glazing bars
and horns above. Crowstep gable to porch with obelisk kneelers
and studded globe to apex. Crowstep gable-ends. Guilloche-moulded
median stringcourse and moulded dentil cornice. Later extensions
to west.

Listing NGR: TM2426392514

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