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ROMAN CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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: ROMAN CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

List entry Number: 1051299

Location

ROMAN CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, EARLHAM ROAD

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: 08-Apr-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 229040

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/04/2014

TG 2208 NW 14/289

EARLHAM ROAD (south-west side) Roman Catholic Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

(Formerly listed as Roman Catholic Church of St. John the Baptist)

26.2.54

GV. I

Church, now cathedral. 1882 (foundation stone 1884) to 1910 by George Gilbert Scott (Jnr) and J. Oldrid Scott. Ashlar (Beer stone for nave: Ancaster weathered and Clipsham stone for tower and transepts) with lead roof. Cruciform plan with aisles and octagonal chapel off north transept. Early English style. Lancet windows in 9-bay nave, 4-bay chancel and 3-bay transepts, 5-light west window; 2-tier, 3-light east window. Flying buttresses and clerestory. Turrets at corners of nave and chancel. 2-stage crossing tower. Doors in 2-centred north porch and in north transept have elaborate iron strapwork. Interior: Nave arcade of massive round piers; triforium and wall arcades with black (Frosterly) marble shafting; west gallery; stiff-leaf capitals and stone rib-vaulting throughout. Rood bar with crucifix. Glass by John Powell of Hardman & Powell and in the Chancel by Dunstan Powell. Cathedral House, Unthank Road (q.v.) adjoins to the south.

Listing NGR: TG2233508547

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National Grid Reference: TG 22335 08547

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