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The Nunnery

A Grade II Listed Building in Hilborough, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5719 / 52°34'18"N

Longitude: 0.6947 / 0°41'40"E

OS Eastings: 582707

OS Northings: 300534

OS Grid: TF827005

Mapcode National: GBR Q8X.NG1

Mapcode Global: WHKR8.NM04

Entry Name: The Nunnery

Listing Date: 30 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220964

Location: Hilborough, Breckland, Norfolk, IP26

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Hilborough

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Hilborough All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(north side)

2/17 The Nunnery


House. Early C18 and later. Brick, gault brick and flint with brick
dressings. Pantile and slate roofs. Continuous outshut added to rear of
main block which, in turn, is attached to a C19 self- contained cottage.
Main block. One and a half storeys. Brick facade with decorative vertical
bands of black headers. Slightly advanced centre bay with a later gault brick
porch which has a 4-centred arch and 2-leaf door with cover strips. One C19
rectangular bay to the left with a chamfered mullion 3-light window and hipped
roof. Greenhouse projecting from right hand bay. Upper floor with 3 C19
2-light chamfered mullion windows and a circular window (a characteristic
feature of Hilborough estate cottages). Sawtooth cornice. Brick and flint
south gable-end with canted gault brick bay and a 2-light chamfered mullion
window. Central axial stack with 4 rebuilt angled shafts. Rear cottage in
flint with brick dressings. One and a half storeys. Boarded door with cover
strips, one 2-light casement window with a reduced window above. External
gable-end stack with 2 angled shafts. Hilborough Hall Estate.

Listing NGR: TF8270700534

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