THE DEANERY, PRIORS HALL AND ADJOINING BOUNDARY WALL TO SOUTH WEST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1206422
Date first listed:
26-Feb-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
08-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
THE DEANERY, PRIORS HALL AND ADJOINING BOUNDARY WALL TO SOUTH WEST, THE CLOSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE DEANERY, PRIORS HALL AND ADJOINING BOUNDARY WALL TO SOUTH WEST, THE CLOSE

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 23539 08849

Details

TG 2308 NE THE CLOSE 17/217 26.2.54 The Deanery, Priors Hall and adjoining boundary wall to south-west (formerly listed as The Deanery. GV I Former Deanery, originally the Prior's Lodging, now sub-divided. C13 with C16, C17 and later remodelling and additions. Flint and brick rubble with stone and some brick dressings; pantile roof. South facade in 3 parts: Left Part 2 storeys and attic; scattered fenestration includes blocked C13 lancets, mullioned and transomed window with leaded lights and a 2-light window with cusped head. Plain brick stringcourse. 2 stepped gables each with a 3-light attic window. Centre Part: Hipped gable-fronted projecting wing has chequer- work with brick dressings. 2 flat-headed sashes with glazing bars under earlier cambered, brick arches. Right Part: Hipped gable - front extension to cross-wing with stepped gable. Red brick facade with rubble side walls. Ground floor arcade of 3 round-headed arches with linked imposts has sash window with glazing bars in centre, 2 large first-floor sashes under cambered gauged brick arches. Entered from the left side through a door with glazing bars. Another door, a Venetian window and stepped gable to right. Left side elevation including rear wing and boundary wall to south-west, formed the east wall of the west claustral range of the Cathedral Priory. Blocked arches, brick dressings and 2 mullioned and transomed windows attest numerous building periods. Rear elevation has two 2-light Late C15 windows on ground floor and 4 first-floor sashes. Interior (not inspected during the re-survey) is noted as having a doorway with 4-centred head and moulded spandrels, and a fine mid C16 Renaissance carved overmantei in the library.

Listing NGR: TG2353908849

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
228966
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.

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Date: 05 May 2001
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