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Bridge over the Babingley River at Tf 728 262 east Gateway to Hillington Hall with Attached Wall and Bridge over the Babingley River

A Grade II Listed Building in Hillington, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8057 / 52°48'20"N

Longitude: 0.5621 / 0°33'43"E

OS Eastings: 572800

OS Northings: 326200

OS Grid: TF728262

Mapcode National: GBR P4P.4Y1

Mapcode Global: WHKQ1.LQWZ

Entry Name: Bridge over the Babingley River at Tf 728 262 east Gateway to Hillington Hall with Attached Wall and Bridge over the Babingley River

Listing Date: 2 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 222140

Location: Hillington, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Hillington

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Hillington St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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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

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