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© Mrs Janet Johnston

IoE Number: 220919
Location: NARFORD HALL,
  NARFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
Photographer: Mrs Janet Johnston
Date Photographed: 13 September 2001
Date listed: 09 July 1951
Date of last amendment: 09 July 1951
Grade I

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TF 71 SENARFORD3/16Narford Hall9.7.51

TF 71 SE NARFORD 3/16 Narford Hall 9.7.51 GV I Mansion. Built by Andrew Fountaine of Salle, Norfolk (1632-1706) from 1690 to c,17o4. Greatly enlarged from c. 1830 under the direction of Andrew Fountaine. Carstone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Original block to south west. Mainly 2 storeys with attics. 7-bay facade to original block of sash windows with glazing bars (presumably C18 replacements) surrounded by stone eared architraves. Pedimented, slightly advanced and ashlar faced central 3 bays. Former entrance aedicule consists of open-topped segmental pediment on a pair of columns with carved capitals. Fanlight with radiating glazing bars within. Rusticated quoins, plain platband, modillion cornices and balustraded parapet. Hipped roof with 4 dormer windows beneath segmental pediments. Andrew Fountaines enlargements include a stone tower porch with cupola to north east side of original block and extensive additions reflecting the style of the original block. Interior. Cycle of paintings by Antonio Pellegrini; staircase dated 1704 with twisted balusters; various early C18 plaster ceilings and fire- places. Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, vol. III, 1981, pp.161- 162. Minimal description due to lack of access to land.

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