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Bellevue Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Briningham, Norfolk

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170595

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223529

Location: Briningham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR24

County: Norfolk

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

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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

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