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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1077365



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Beetley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-May-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 220752

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TF 91 NE BEETLEY CHURCH ROAD (east side) East Bilney

3/5 Bilney House including adjoining outbuildings

- II

Former rectory. 1836 by William Donthorn for Reverend Henry Collison. Brick with stone dressings and slate roofs. Gothick style. 2 storeys with attic and extensive cellars. 3-bay entrance facade with central 2-storey gabled porch. 3-centred entrance arch with carved spandrels and a 2-leaf panelled front door. Gable with arms and traceried peak finial. Polygonal angle pilasters rising to form crenellated turrets on external corners including porch. A pair of 3-light mullion windows with cusped ogee traceried heads to ground floor. 3 2-light first floor windows in similar style. All windows with rectangular hood moulds and carved head label stops. Moulded plinth coping, stringcourse and cornice. Plain parapet. Single storeyed service adjunct to north with 2-light window in similar style and a single light cusped window. Garden facade irregular with a slightly projecting gabled bay to east side with polygonal angle pilasters forming crenellated turrets supported on corbels at first floor level. Canted bay with tall traceried parapet. Blocked or intentionally blind lancet window in gable. Windows in same style as entrance facade with 3-light windows to ground floor and first floor of projecting bay, and 3 single light windows to first floor. Former stables to east and servants' quarters to north both connected by tall walls with blind lancet windows and pilasters. Various later additions to rear of main block. Interior retains many original fittings including plasterwork, fire- places and stained glass all in a distinctive Gothick style.

Listing NGR: TF9576619398

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National Grid Reference: TF 95766 19398


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