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Octagon Chapel, Norwich

Description: Octagon Chapel

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 228990

OS Grid Reference: TG2308009071
OS Grid Coordinates: 623080, 309071
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6335, 1.2952

Location: Colegate, Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1DD

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
26.2.54 Octagon Chapel
Former Presbyterian Chapel, now Unitarian Chapel. 1756 by Thomas Ivory.
Red brick. Pantile roof. Octagonal plan. Single storey with gallery.
2 bays to each side, except for the entry face :- 3 bays. Central 2-leaf
door with semi-circular arch and moulded surround. Single-storeyed pedimented
portico with 4 unfluted Ionic columns and 2 pilasters. 5 steps up. The door
is flanked by sash windows with glazing bars and rubbed brick segmental arches.
3 sash windows above with glazing bars and semi-circular rubbed brick arch and
top sash. Bracket cornice. Pyramidal roof with small dormer in each bay with
semi-circular head and round windows. Wrought-iron pinnacle on top of roof.
Very good interior detail with giant Corinthian columns and wooden galleries

Listing NGR: TG2308009071

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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