Thursday, 13 March 2014

Heath of Hemblington hall

Farmhouse, c.1700. Red brick with steeply-pitched pantiled roofs. Two

storeys and attics; T-shaped plan. Principal facade to north : five bays,

symmetrical. Sashes with glazing bars and architraves. Rubbed skewback

arches and plain brick aprons. Central doorway with moulded and rusticated

brick door surround. Moulded brick pediment on rusticated pilasters.

Door and reveal with raised and fielded panels. Rusticated brick corner

pilasters. Two segmental headed dormers with two-light casements with

glazing bars. Parapeted gables with tumbling- in and internal chimney

stacks. C20 lean-to at east gable, partly masking window openings. Rear

wing probably slightly later; three window range of C19 casements with

segmental heads. Lobby entrance plan with central axial stack and doorway

with plain wooden surround and canopy. Plain corner pilasters. Two C20

gabled dormers.

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