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Latitude: 52.8605 / 52°51'37"N
Longitude: 1.0203 / 1°1'13"E
OS Eastings: 603422
OS Northings: 333493
OS Grid: TG034334
Mapcode National: GBR T9V.LSK
Mapcode Global: WHLR6.NC1F
Entry Name: Bellevue Tower
Listing Date: 18 March 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1170595
English Heritage Legacy ID: 223529
Location: Briningham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR24
District: North Norfolk
Civil Parish: Briningham
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Briningham St Maurice
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TG 03 SW BRININGHAM MILL LANE
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
Listing NGR: TG0342233493
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