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The Nunnery, Hilborough

Description: The Nunnery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 220964

OS Grid Reference: TF8270700534
OS Grid Coordinates: 582707, 300534
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5719, 0.6947

Location: A1065, Hilborough, Norfolk IP26 5BW

Locality: Hilborough
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP26 5BW

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Listing Text

(north side)

2/17 The Nunnery


House. Early C18 and later. Brick, gault brick and flint with brick
dressings. Pantile and slate roofs. Continuous outshut added to rear of
main block which, in turn, is attached to a C19 self- contained cottage.
Main block. One and a half storeys. Brick facade with decorative vertical
bands of black headers. Slightly advanced centre bay with a later gault brick
porch which has a 4-centred arch and 2-leaf door with cover strips. One C19
rectangular bay to the left with a chamfered mullion 3-light window and hipped
roof. Greenhouse projecting from right hand bay. Upper floor with 3 C19
2-light chamfered mullion windows and a circular window (a characteristic
feature of Hilborough estate cottages). Sawtooth cornice. Brick and flint
south gable-end with canted gault brick bay and a 2-light chamfered mullion
window. Central axial stack with 4 rebuilt angled shafts. Rear cottage in
flint with brick dressings. One and a half storeys. Boarded door with cover
strips, one 2-light casement window with a reduced window above. External
gable-end stack with 2 angled shafts. Hilborough Hall Estate.

Listing NGR: TF8270700534

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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