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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.


List entry Number: 1051842



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

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Feb-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 229553

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TG 2208 NE ST. GILES STREET (south side) 15/779 26.2.54 No. 48 GV II* Former house, now hostel with C15 undercroft. Hostel:- C19 Red brick, plinth and black pantile roof. 3 storeys. 7 bays to principal facade, one subsidiary bay to right. The 3 central bays project and have a triangular pediment. Central 4-panel door with rectangular fanlight containing semi-circular metalwork. 2 detached fluted Tuscan columns and 2 pilasters supporting frieze having alternate triglyphs and toxophilic accoutrements. Sash windows throughout with glazing bars and rubbed brick flat arches, those in the outside ground floor bays contained within recessed panels with semi-circular arches. Block modillion cornice. The later right- hand end bay was the entrance to the lecture hall and gymnasion as displayed in plaque above the doorway. First floor bay window above. Undercroft:- C15 brick. 2 bays beneath the right-hand half of the building, parallel to the street line. Each bay has heavy double order diagonal ribs and lighting niches. The building is graded II* for the undercroft which forms part of an important group within the City Walls.

Listing NGR: TG2266408576

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National Grid Reference: TG 22664 08576


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