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Description: Hickling Priory
Date Listed: 16 April 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 223646
OS Grid Reference: TG4184124880
OS Grid Coordinates: 641841, 324880
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7673, 1.5835
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TG 42 SW HICKLING SEA PALLING ROAD
6/11 Hickling Priory (formerly
16.4.55 listed as Priory
Farmhouse and outbuildings)
Priory of Augustinian Canons, now ruinous and in part incorporated into farm
buildings. Founded 1185 by Theobald de Valoins, dissolved 1536. Coursed
whole flints and some brick. Remains centre round undercroft of west range
of cloisters : six bays with blocked arches to east, interior with springers
for vaulting. To north a single celled space, probably parlour. To north-
west of this range 3 bays of a further vaulted room now a derelict farm
building. This range returns south with ashlar string course on west side
terminating at diagonal brick buttresses. To east are more substantial
remains of the east walk of cloisters, one length of wall having 3 blocked
doorways with brick voussoirs, possibly entrance to chapter house. Evidence
of C13 jambs.
Listing NGR: TG4184124880
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Source: English Heritage
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