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PRECINCT WALL

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: PRECINCT WALL

List entry Number: 1051331

Location

PRECINCT WALL, BISHOPGATE
PRECINCT WALL, PALACE PLAIN
PRECINCT WALL, PALACE STREET
PRECINCT WALL, ST FAITH'S LANE
PRECINCT WALL, THE CLOSE

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: 05-Jun-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Apr-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 228919

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TG 2308 NW, TG 2309 SE, TG 2309 SW, THE CLOSE TG 2308 NE 11/302 12/302 16/302, 17/302 5.6.72 Precinct Wall (Formerly listed under Bishopgate). GV II* See also Bishopgate, Palace Street, St. Faith's Lane. Precinct Wall to Cathedral Close. C13 and Later with much C18 and C19 re-building. Brick, flint and rubble with tiled coping. The sections remaining are:- between Erpingham and St. Ethelbert's Gates behind buildings in Tombland and the Close, and extending a little to north and south. South-west corner only below the level of the lane as far as the end of No. 4 The Close. Over 6ft high from behind Nos. 5 and 6 to the end of the garden. From the wall of No.6 garden following St. Faith's Lane, a C18 rebuilding (possibly on earlier foundations) to the Horsefair. C13 flint wall extends south from Horsefair to far end of No. 24. The earlier wall survives in part along Nos. 22, 23 and 24, next to Ferry Lane. C13 and later east wall of Close from Ferry Gate to south boundary. C12 close boundary wall facing south boundary of gardens, from Nos. 44-59 The Close. 7 arches from the former wall walk remain in the north-east corner of Bishop's Palace Garden. Arches have been removed from the adjoining east section.

Listing NGR: TG2343109027

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National Grid Reference: TG 23431 09027

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