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Bellevue Tower, Briningham

Description: Bellevue Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 223529

OS Grid Reference: TG0342233493
OS Grid Coordinates: 603422, 333493
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8605, 1.0203

Location: Briningham, Norfolk NR24 2QA

Locality: Briningham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR24 2QA

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Listing Text

Bellevue Tower


Tower, previously a look-out tower, a windmill then a folly. Brick, 4 storey lower
stage perhaps C16 in origin but with C18 brick refacing as the base of a smock
windmill built by Sir Jacob Astley 1st Bart in 1721 (datestone "I A 1721"). Mill
replaced by the 4th Bart in 1781, upper floors added to make 5 domestic storeys :
Norfolk Tour (1795) and Harry Apling in fast Anglian Magazine (May 1982). Lower
stages octagonal, upper circular with battlemented parapet and stack. C20 door and
casement window, C20 attic above parapet with hipped tiled roof. C20 house added at
ground floor.

Listing NGR: TG0342233493

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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