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THE OLD BARGE

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: THE OLD BARGE

List entry Number: 1051236

Location

THE OLD BARGE, 115-123, KING 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: I

Date first listed: 26-Feb-1954

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 229181

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TG 2308 SE KING STREET (east side). 24/421 26.2.54. Nos. 115 to 123 (odd) (The Old Barge). GV I Former merchants' hall under restoration at the time of re-survey. C14 with C15 rebuilding and additions. Late C15 onwards alterations. Flint rubble and brick ground floor and timber framed first floor. Pantile roof. Originally orientated towards the river with south block at right-angles to the street line. 2 storeys, jetty at first floor. 7 bays. The ground floor facade is divided into 3 with C19 and C20 doors and windows. 7 late C18 sash windows at first floor with 3 casement windows above those to the right. Brick and flint rubble gables with moulded corbels. C14 door in the south gable with moulded ogee arch surround. This is encased within an early C16 surround with moulded jambs, shields and coved over-door. Interior:- spine-wall with one complete and one blocked and partly destroyed C14 service doors: blocked and partly destroyed doors relating to the C15 internal arrangement and an extremely large 4 centred brick arch. Arcaded ground-floor rear wall. Impressive crown-post roof with one remaining finely carved dragon spandrel. Early C16 fireplace with moulded stone jambs in the south gable and to its left a blocked doorway with a stone 2-centre arch. R. Smith and A. Carter, Function and Site: Aspects of Norwich Build- ings before 1700, Vernacular Architecture, Vol. 14. 1983.

Listing NGR: TG2354908184

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, , Vol. 14, (1983)

National Grid Reference: TG 23549 08184

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