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Little Haugh Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Norton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2633 / 52°15'47"N

Longitude: 0.8593 / 0°51'33"E

OS Eastings: 595217

OS Northings: 266647

OS Grid: TL952666

Mapcode National: GBR RGB.22M

Mapcode Global: VHKD6.VC3S

Entry Name: Little Haugh Hall

Listing Date: 15 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281214

Location: Norton, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Norton

Built-Up Area: Norton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Norton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


2/111 Little Haugh Hall


Former manor house, c.1730 for the antiquary Cox Macro. Much remodelled
c.1830 for Peter Huddleston. Main elevation stuccoed brick with a band above
lst storey windows, and a parapet with bold moulded cornice. Low-pitched
hipped slated roof with internal chimneys of gault brick, and one C19 lead-
clad dormer. 2 storeys. 8-window main range; a slightly set-back range to
right has 5 windows with a semi-circular full-height bay at the centre.
Small-pane sashes. Entrance door with 6 fielded panels, the oblong fanlight
having radiating bars with enrichment in the manner of a fan. Greek Ionic
portico porch in 3 bays, with columns supporting a flat entablature and open
balustrading with balusters also in 3 bays. South elevation: gault brick of
c.1830. 4 windows: sashes with flat arches of gauged brick: small panes and
blind boxes. West elevation: red brick of c.1730, with traces of C19
colourwash. A band at 1st floor and beneath eaves: there is no parapet here.
5 windows. Sashes with flat arches of gauged brick: small panes with original
thick glazing bars. At the centre is a fine Venetian staircase window with
Corinthian columns and pilasters supporting a frieze through which the central
arched sash rises. Beneath is a half-glazed panelled door, with Gibbs
surround incorporating a moulded cornice. To north at this elevation-the
service range is in gault brick of c.1830, and a further lower range extends
to left. Interior: High-quality work of c.1730-40 is in the entrance hall and
staircase area, and in adjacent rooms. Fine staircase with moulded handrail
and turned balusters; carved enrichment on the staircase and landing and in
the dining-room, and possibly by Thomas Ross. These areas have fine joinery
including doorways, full panelling and fireplaces. Deeply domed ceiling over
tha landing with a painting by Francis Hayman, 1741. An enriched plaster
ceiling by, possibly, James Burrough, c.1745 in the dining room. Major early
C19 remodelling included the removal of a 3rd storey and the raising of the
1st floor level at the south end, involving the use of dummy windows. For
full illustrated description and documentary references: Little Hau h Hall,
Suffolk: Country Life June 5th 1958: Norman Scarfe. For further details of
interior: The Buildings of England: Suffolk: Sir N Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TL9521766647

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