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GENERAL POST OFFICE MUSEUM

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: GENERAL POST OFFICE MUSEUM

List entry Number: 1051892

Location

GENERAL POST OFFICE MUSEUM, ST ANDREW'S STREET

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: 21-Sep-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Apr-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 229476

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TG 23062 08713

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