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Hickling Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Hickling, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7673 / 52°46'2"N

Longitude: 1.5835 / 1°35'0"E

OS Eastings: 641841

OS Northings: 324880

OS Grid: TG418248

Mapcode National: GBR XHQ.K50

Mapcode Global: WHMT0.9P9V

Entry Name: Hickling Priory

Listing Date: 16 April 1955

Last Amended: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223646

Location: Hickling, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR12

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Hickling

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Hickling St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


6/11 Hickling Priory (formerly
16.4.55 listed as Priory
Farmhouse and outbuildings)

Priory of Augustinian Canons, now ruinous and in part incorporated into farm
buildings. Founded 1185 by Theobald de Valoins, dissolved 1536. Coursed
whole flints and some brick. Remains centre round undercroft of west range
of cloisters : six bays with blocked arches to east, interior with springers
for vaulting. To north a single celled space, probably parlour. To north-
west of this range 3 bays of a further vaulted room now a derelict farm
building. This range returns south with ashlar string course on west side
terminating at diagonal brick buttresses. To east are more substantial
remains of the east walk of cloisters, one length of wall having 3 blocked
doorways with brick voussoirs, possibly entrance to chapter house. Evidence
of C13 jambs.

Listing NGR: TG4184124880

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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