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NORWICH RAILWAY STATION

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: NORWICH RAILWAY STATION

List entry Number: 1051837

Location

NORWICH RAILWAY STATION, THORPE 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: II

Date first listed: 08-Apr-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 229643

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TG 2308 SE THORPE ROAD (south side) 24/863 - Norwich Railway Station. - II Railway Station. 1886. John Wilson. Red brick and stucco. Slate and lead roofs. Ironwork and glass concourse. 2 storeys. 5 bays divided by double pilasters with window pattern 5:3:4:3:5. The end and central bays project. The central bay is higher with imposing dome above and porte- cochere. Horizontal rusticated brickwork to ground floor with paired sash windows having semi-elliptical pediments with classical decoration and Keystone. C20 glass doors to foyer. Goods entrance at extreme right. Rusticated brick piers support the arches of the porte-cochere with turned balustrading to its flat roof. First floor string band. The first floor windows in the outer bays have raised and moulded surrounds, with alternating segmental and triangular pedimente supported on consoles. The 2 bays flanking the central bay each have a single sash with triangular pediment and 2 paired sashes with a scroll pediment supported on consoles. Central bay has Corinthian pilasters and 4 mullion and transome windows with triangular and broken pediments. Balustrade above with urns and central pedimented clock gable with classical motifs. Dome with lantern and finial. One surviving shallow pyramid roof above right-hand bay. Brick corner stacks to each roof. Classical decoration in foyer having pilasters, decorated frieze cornice and plasterwork ceiling.

Listing NGR: TG2389808366

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National Grid Reference: TG 23898 08366

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