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NUMBERS 31 TO 35 AND GURNEY COURT

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.

Name: NUMBERS 31 TO 35 AND GURNEY COURT

List entry Number: 1051188

Location

NUMBERS 31 TO 35 AND GURNEY COURT, 31-35, MAGDALEN STREET

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

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Feb-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Apr-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 229253

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TG 2309 SW MAGDALEN STREET (east side) 11/487 26.2.54. Nos. 31 to 35 (odd) and Gurney Court. (Gurney Court formerly listed 5.6.72) GV II* Former courtyard houses now house, dentist and doctors' surgeries and shops. Late C16 onwards. Brick. Rendered. Flint with brick and stone dressings. Pantile and plaintile roofs. Courtyard formed by 4 consecutive building phases. Late C16 range:- long range parallel to and away from street-line extending northwards beyond courtyard. Courtyard facade:- 2 storeys. 4 first floor windows. C18 panelled door at extreme right having a moulded surround continuing over a s4mi-circular fanlight with radial glazing bars. Hood supported on carved consoles. Sash windows throughout with glazing bars and simple surrounds. Paired bracket cornice. 4 gabled dormer with casement windows and bargeboards. 2 and 3-storey C19 rear extension with 2-storey canted bay. C17 street range:- 2 storeys. 10 irregularly spaced first floor windows. Central entry to Gurney Court with reeded pilasters, moulded archi- trave and flat hood. C20 shopfront to No. 31. C19 shopfront to Nos. 33 and 35 with 'Corinthian' pilasters and architrave. C18 sash windows throughout with glazing bars. Fascia cornice. Paired bracket cornice above No. 35. Central dormer over No. 31. 3 dormer gables with sash windows over Nos. 33 and 35. Late C16 north range, yard facade:- 2 storeys. 6 irregularly spaced first floor windows. Panelled door at extreme right with simple surround and rectangular fanlight and hood on plain consoles. Left-hand off-centre partly glazed door within C18 surround. 3 steps up. Pair of partly glazed french- doors with rectangular fanlight and 3 steps up at extreme left-side. Sash windows with glazing bars. Box cornice. 3 small dormers with C20 casements. Early C18 south range, yard facade:- 2 storeys. 5 irregularly spaced first floor windows. Panelled door at extreme right with eared surround and con- soles supporting small hood in single storey extension. Sash windows with glazing bars to left-side and C20 mullion and transome windows to right. Box cornice. Plaques to Elizabeth Fry (1780 - 1845) and Harriet Martineau (1802 - 1812), both of whom were born here.

Listing NGR: TG2317809190

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National Grid Reference: TG 23178 09190

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