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© Mr Colin Johnston

IoE Number: 220412
Location: LEXHAM HALL,
  LEXHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
Photographer: Mr Colin Johnston
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 04 December 1951
Date of last amendment: 04 December 1951
Grade I

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TF 81 NELEXHAM EAST LEXHAM4/11Lexham Hall4.12.51-II

TF 81 NE LEXHAM EAST LEXHAM 4/11 Lexham Hall 4.12.51 - II Mansion. Circa 1700 and later. Restored from 1948 by J.F. Watson. Colour washed brick with slate roofs. Original house long rectangle. C18 wing added to east end of south side which now forms entrance facade. Rear pile added in later C18. 2 storeys with attics and cellars. North facade (original entrance facade) of 7 bays of sash windows with glazing bars beneath skewback arches (eastern 4 blind and painted). 3 centre bays slightly advanced with a Victorian former 2-storey porch added to centre bay. Wide moulded platband, rusticated quoins and restored modillion cornice. 5 flat roofed dormers. Present entrance facade of 7 bays of sash windows with glazing bars (6 to south blind) beneath skewback arches. Pedimented central porch by J.F. Watson. Fixed jalousie shutters. Cornice and platband as north. 3 gabled dormers. South facade at eastern end of 5 bays of sash windows with glazing bars beneath skewback arches. French windows to centre bay beneath segmental arch. Fixed jalousie shut- ters. Cornice and platband as north. Remainder of south facade recessed. Staircase bay with fine Venetian window. Doorway with rusticated surround and scrolled pediment with festoon by J.F. Watson. Conservatory also by J.F. Watson. Some late C18 plasterwork and one plaster panelled room.

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