ROMAN CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1051299

Date first listed: 26-Feb-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: ROMAN CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, EARLHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: ROMAN CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, EARLHAM ROAD

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

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: TG 22335 08547

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History

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Details

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 229040

Legacy System: LBS

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