SOUTH GATEWAY TO HILLINGTON HALL WITH ATTACHED LODGES, SPLAY WALLS AND CROSSES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1077613

Date first listed: 15-Aug-1960

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Sep-1988

Statutory Address: SOUTH GATEWAY TO HILLINGTON HALL WITH ATTACHED LODGES, SPLAY WALLS AND CROSSES, LYNN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: SOUTH GATEWAY TO HILLINGTON HALL WITH ATTACHED LODGES, SPLAY WALLS AND CROSSES, LYNN ROAD

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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Hillington

National Grid Reference: TF 71793 25569

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Details

HILLINGTON LYNN ROAD TF 72 NW (north side) 3/39 South gateway to Hillington Hall with attached lodges, splay 15/8/60 (Village Cross only) walls and crosses. (west cross previously listed as Village Cross) - II

Gateway c1830, by W.J. Donthorne, shell carstone with stone dressings. Gothick archway with storey above and attached flanking 2-bay lodge cottages, splay walls and terminating piers. Symmetrical facade with tall 4-centred central arch with continuous moulding to front and stone shields of arms to either side; 8-light Gothick window above with king mullion; stepped embattled parapets; gates of openwork in wood and iron; octagonal ashlar turrets to either side of gateway arch, rising above central parapet, embattled parapets and 4 slit openings to each turret. Gateway passage with rib vaulting rising from stiff leaf foliage corbels. 2-bay attached cottages to left and right: bay next to arch of 2 storeys with embattled parapet, string courses run into hoods above ground floor 2-light Gothick headed window and above 1st floor single Gothick headed light; outer single storey bays with narrow slit windows and straight parapet. Outer splay walls terminate in large low square piers surmounted by remains of medieval crosses: cross to west (left) with square base having spherical angle stops, tall shaft; cross to east (right) with square base and stump of shaft; both crosses repositioned by Donthorne. Rear: symmetrical central bay breaks forward with stone quoins, tall 4-centred gateway arch with ogee headed hood rising from crowned figure stops and rising to central canopied niche on floor above arch, flanking blank slits to niche, stepped parapet, small octagonal rendered turrets to angles of central bay above arch, (turrets conceal chimney shafts, embattled parapets removed). Attached 2-bay lodge cottages to left and right: bay adjacent to central arch of 2 storeys with embattled parapet and string course, Gothick windows of 3 lights to ground floor, 2-lights to 1st floor; single storey outer bays with brick quoins and plain parapet, small square blocked window. Hillington Hall rebuilt by Donthorne c1824-30 was demolished c1947.

Listing NGR: TF7179325569

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 222149

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