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Bowthorpe Hall, Norwich

Description: Bowthorpe Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 228827

OS Grid Reference: TG1779609049
OS Grid Coordinates: 617796, 309049
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6355, 1.2172

Location: Bowthorpe Hall Road, Norwich, Norfolk NR5 9AA

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR5 9AA

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Listing Text

2.10.51. Bowthorpe Hall
- II
Large house, now school. C17 with facade C1700. Red brick with
rendered plinth; 4 brick chimneys (3 re-built) T-Plan. 2 storeys;
main facade: 6-window range, symmetrical. Panelled (formerly double-
leaf ?) door in moulded wooden architrave is flanked by rusticated
Ionic pilasters, under a pediment. Coved niche above has bust of
a Roman Emperor in slightly projecting bay with rusticated brick
quoins. 3 ground and first-floor windows to right and left (some
blind with painted glazing bars) have sashes with intersecting
glazing bars, all under flat gauged brick arches. Eaves cornice
has dentils and egg & dart decoration under carved modillions.
Contemporary facade at right angles to left has French window and
one first floor sash window flanked by blind recesses with painted
glazing bars. Stepped gable. Irregular buttress at right end of main
facade with original quoins and C20 brick repairs may indicate
another wing, now demolished. 3 stepped gables to rear, one with
kneelers on projecting stair tower. Interior not inspected during
the re-survey.

Listing NGR: TG1779609049

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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