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Precinct Wall, Norwich

Description: Precinct Wall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 228919

OS Grid Reference: TG2343109027
OS Grid Coordinates: 623431, 309027
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6330, 1.3003

Location: Palace Street, Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1GS

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR3 1GS

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Listing Text

TG 2308 NW, TG 2309 SE, TG 2309 SW, THE CLOSE
TG 2308 NE
11/302 12/302 16/302, 17/302
5.6.72 Precinct Wall (Formerly listed
under Bishopgate).
See also Bishopgate, Palace Street, St. Faith's Lane.
Precinct Wall to Cathedral Close. C13 and Later with much C18 and C19
re-building. Brick, flint and rubble with tiled coping.
The sections remaining are:- between Erpingham and St. Ethelbert's Gates
behind buildings in Tombland and the Close, and extending a little to
north and south. South-west corner only below the level of the lane as
far as the end of No. 4 The Close. Over 6ft high from behind Nos. 5
and 6 to the end of the garden. From the wall of No.6 garden following
St. Faith's Lane, a C18 rebuilding (possibly on earlier foundations)
to the Horsefair. C13 flint wall extends south from Horsefair to far
end of No. 24. The earlier wall survives in part along Nos. 22, 23
and 24, next to Ferry Lane. C13 and later east wall of Close from Ferry Gate
to south boundary. C12 close boundary wall facing south boundary of gardens,
from Nos. 44-59 The Close. 7 arches from the former wall walk remain in the
north-east corner of Bishop's Palace Garden. Arches have been removed from
the adjoining east section.

Listing NGR: TG2343109027

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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