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Bridge over the Babingley River at Tf 728 262 East Gateway to Hillington Hall with Attached Wall an, Hillington

Description: Bridge over the Babingley River at Tf 728 262 East Gateway to Hillington Hall with Attached Wall an

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 222140

OS Grid Reference: TF7280026200
OS Grid Coordinates: 572800, 326200
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8057, 0.5621

Location: B1153, Hillington, Norfolk PE31 6BW

Locality: Hillington
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE31 6BW

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Listing Text

TF 72 NW
3/30 East gateway to
Hillington Hall with
attached wall and
bridge over the
Babingley River
Gateway, c1824, by W.J. Donthorne, carstone with Sandringham sandstone
dressings; Gothick style; irregular plan, central archway, single storey
bay to south, 3-storeyed octagonal turret to north. East facade to road:
4-centred limestone arch with ffolkes arms in stone above. Embattled stepped
gable parapet with string course over arch, open work gates to arch in wood
and iron. South bay with blocked 2-light mullioned Gothick window, embattled
parapet and string course; clasping octagonal buttresses with embattled
parapets to south angles in Sandringham sandstone. 3 storeyed octagonal
tower to right of arch with embattled parapet having string course with
grotesques, 2-light Gothick windows to south-east and north-east of ground
floor, and to east face of 1st and 2nd floor. Rear: archway as to east facade
without shield, plain parapet to south bay and to projection in front of
north tower. Double lights to south and north. Interior: ruinous at time
of survey, north tower floorless, fireplace to east wall of ground floor,
doors with Gothick panels; copper to fireplace of south room. Attached wall
to north of small carstone with brick coping. Attached road bridge over
the Babingley river in carstone with brick coping, canted splays, stepped
embattled parapets, central limestone plaque on east parapet showing boundary
between Flitcham Parish and Hillington Parish, limestone shield on west
parapet with ffolkes fleur de lys; low arches in brick.

Listing NGR: TF7280026200

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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