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The Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Shotesham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5416 / 52°32'29"N

Longitude: 1.2794 / 1°16'45"E

OS Eastings: 622479

OS Northings: 298802

OS Grid: TM224988

Mapcode National: GBR VHD.L93

Mapcode Global: VHL8K.4C7Y

Plus Code: 9F43G7RH+JQ

Entry Name: The Hall

Listing Date: 26 November 1959

Last Amended: 9 March 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226675

Location: Shotesham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Shotesham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Shotesham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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TM 29 NW

Mill Lane
The Hall

(Formerly listed as SHOTESHAM PARK The Hall, previously listed as The Hall and Stables)



Mansion. From 1784 by Sir John Soane. Gault brick with stone dressings and slate roof. Square main block with lower service wings and courtyards to north. Two storeys, attic storey and cellars. South facade of seven bays with slightly advanced frontispiece of five bays with centre three bays further advanced and capped with pediment above attic storey. Bay rhythm (a,b,c,b, c,b,a) defined by broad Ionic pilasters supporting a plain stone frieze and modillion cornice. Venetian windows to ground floor of-bays 'b' with stone architrave and stone semicircular inner pediment enclosed by two orders of rubbed brick voussoirs. Bays 'c' with semicircular niches with rubbed brick semidomes. No windows to bays 'a'. Upper windows sashes with glazing bars beneath skewback arches. Parapet.

West facade of seven bays of sash windows with basement windows visible and centre five bays recessed. Modillion cornice continued. East facade of five bays with centre three bays recessed and containing an engaged Ionic portico on four columns. Semicircular headed flanking windows within containing arches. Entrance hall (from south) with fine plaster ceiling: oval with guilloche border and cusped fan spandrels and rose. Main stair with cantilevered moulded stone treads and iron balusters with a simple floral motif contained within lozenges. Stair hall lit by large Venetian window with glazed outer arch. High quality plasterwork throughout. Some early C18 carved marble chimney-pieces probably from Wricklemarsh.

D.Watkin "Shotesham Park, Norfolk", Country Life, CXLII, 1967, pp312-316.]

Listing NGR: TM2247998802

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