GENERAL POST OFFICE MUSEUM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1051892
Date first listed:
21-Sep-1970
Date of most recent amendment:
08-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
GENERAL POST OFFICE MUSEUM, ST ANDREW'S STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
GENERAL POST OFFICE MUSEUM, ST ANDREW'S STREET

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 23062 08713

Details

TG 2308 NW ST. ANDREW'S STREET (south side) 16/704 21.9.70 G.P.O. Museum (formerly listed as St. Andrew's former Church Hall. - II* Former house, now museum. C15. Brick and flint rubble ground floor, timber frame with brick infill first floor. Pantile roof. Set back and parallel to street line. 2 storeys, first floor jettied. One bay of former 5-bay house. Carriage entry with arched braces having pierced, carved spandrels supported on carved stone corbels. The west gable has corbelled brickwork at jetty level with squared-flint pattern above. One first floor 4-light frieze window with shallow mouldings on the mullions. One truss, remains of a crown-post roof having moulded base and capital on the crown-post. Contemporary brick-built undercroft with pointed barrel-vault profile with the apex parallel to the street line. A painting by H. Ninham 1848, shows the complete building. Castle museum accession No. 44.89.929. The building is graded II* because of the undercroft, one of an important group within the City Walls. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: TG2306208713

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
229476
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 01 Jul 2005
Reference: IOE01/14077/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Gill Seaton. Source Historic England Archive
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