Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1206526

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1972



Ordnance survey map of ANCHOR HOUSE
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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich (District Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: TG2277808833


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TG 2208 NE 15/257 5.6.72

COSLANY SQUARE (south-east side)

Anchor House (formerly listed as Anchor Brewery under Coslany Street)


Former Anchor Brewery, now offices and maisonettes. Early C19. In 3 parts. Left range: Yellow brick, pantiled roof (renewed), 2 brick ridge chimneys (rebuilt). 3 storeys; 6 first-floor windows. Early C19 style shop-front (rebuilt) to right has double half-glazed doors flanked by shop windows with glazing bars and 4 fluted Doric half-columns under triglyph frieze with dentilled cornice. 1980s flattened arch to left. Windows have sashes with glazing bars under flat gauged brick arches. Box cornice. Date-stone on left wall: B/TJ/1773. 2-storey range adjoining to right has 3 round-headed ground floor windows with keyblocks and 3 sashes in weather-boarded first floor (rebuilt). Later C19 Right range (1868) Red brick with yellow brick details; hipped slate 2-span roof. 4 storeys; 7-window range with 3 bays defined by pilasters. First and second-floor windows have round-headed casements with glazing bars and cambered brick arches on the ground and third floors. Dentilled third-floor string course and moulded eaves cornice. Rounded corner to Westwick Street frontage flanks a 9-window range in similar style. Carriage arch to left with 3 windows above joins the left range (q.v.). Former Vat House to rear: Painted brick, slate roof. Now 2 storeys; 4 window range. Facade has central segmental headed door flanked by pairs of round-headed windows with glazing bar casements. Dentilled string course under continuous casement lights. Louvred roof ventilator. Interior: Left part entirely re-modelled; right part has barrel- vaulted ground floor with rows of cast iron columns; and the Vat House retains its original industrial A-frame roof. Remodelled 1983-4 copying original features where replaced.

Listing NGR: TG2277808833


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Legacy System number: 229008

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing