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Bacon's House, Norwich

Description: Bacon's House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 228993

OS Grid Reference: TG2303309030
OS Grid Coordinates: 623033, 309030
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6332, 1.2945

Location: Colegate, Norwich, Norfolk NR3 3AP

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR3 3AP

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Listing Text

(north side)
26.2.54 No. 31, Bacon's House
(formerly listed as 31 Colegate
and 2A Calvert Street, 35 to 39
St. George's Street)
Includes Nos. 35 to 39 (odd) St. Georges Street and 11,12, and 13 Lowes Yard.
Former house now divided into house, office, club and flats. C15 range in
St. Georges Street added to, in anti-clockwise direction, in the C16,C17 and
later alterations. C20 renovation. Flint with stone dressings. Brick.
Timber-frame south and east ranges first floor. Pantile roofs. Large courtyard
house, north range demolished. South range:- 2 storeys, first floor jettied.
6 widely spaced first floor windows, Central and right-hand panelled doors
with moulded surrounds and inner doors. 2 large C19 2-light windows. Small
4-light casement left of central door with plaque above displaying the
merchants mark of Henry Bacon. Single light casement at extreme right.
Corbelled end gables. Sash windows at first floor with glazing bars.
West range:- 2 storeys. Gable-end at right with C19 grid-pattern brickwork.
2 blocked first floor windows and 2 re-positioned C15 stone windows in
attic. Scattered fenestration. Right-hand off-centre panelled door with
rectangular fanlight, fluted pilasters and flat hood. C20 door and window
to left in original window opening. Sash windows with glazing bars and
brick surrounds. 3 4-light stone casements with dripmould at first floor.
Lower half of the right-hand window is blocked. 3 sloping roof dormers with
casement windows. Large 10-light mullion and transom windows at ground and
first floor in north gable. East range:- 2 storeys, first floor jettied and
rebuilt in C20. 5 first floor windows. 2 C17 casements, one C20 mullion
and transom and one C20 mullion and transom and one C20 casement windows
at ground floor. (gv 11, 12, 13 Lowes Yard).

Listing NGR: TG2303309030

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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