|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Site of Islington Hall|
Islington Hall was built in 1619, with a wing of 1780. In the 1970s it was largely destroyed by a fire, leaving only a shell remaining. It is said that a Norman stone cross was recovered from this site.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 5722 1679|
|Parish:||TILNEY ST LAWRENCE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Said to be of 1619 and 1780.
Service court possibly of former date, main house of latter with early 19th century additions?
Destroyed by fire mid 20 century - shell alone remains, slowly falling - to be restored?
Norman cross reported as found here? See (S1).
See report (S1), photographs and architect's drawings (S2) in file.
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 18 August 1988.
New owners 1990. Under restoration - now completed.
22 July 1993. NLA aerial photography.
M. Brennand (NLA), 7 February 2001.
- CROSS? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval to Cold War - 1619 AD? to 1970 AD?)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Article in serial: Cozens-Hardy B. 1934. Norfolk Crosses. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXV Pt II pp 297-336. p 316. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1993. TF 5716V - Y, AB, AC. |
|---||Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 51 NE 4. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Unpublished document: Rose, E.. Building Report.. |
|<S2>||Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans.. |
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