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The Deanery, Priors Hall and Adjoining Boundary Wall to South West, Norwich

Description: The Deanery, Priors Hall and Adjoining Boundary Wall to South West

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 228966

OS Grid Reference: TG2353908849
OS Grid Coordinates: 623539, 308849
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6313, 1.3018

Location: Bishopgate, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 4EG

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR1 4EG

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Listing Text

26.2.54 The Deanery, Priors Hall
and adjoining boundary wall
to south-west (formerly
listed as The Deanery.
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

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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