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Description: 2 and 4, Hardy Road
Date Listed: 1 April 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 229123
OS Grid Reference: TG2440407945
OS Grid Coordinates: 624404, 307945
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6229, 1.3140
TG 2407 NW HARDY ROAD
1.4.82 Nos. 2 & 4.
Pair of former railway workers' cottages. Mid C19 (1847) by Grissell & Peto,
builders/architects to the Norfolk Railway Company. Red brick, rendered
(originally with yellow brick details); slate roof; central brick ridge chimney.
Single-storey and attic; 4-window range. C20 doors in centre of each unit have
original projecting porches with 4-centred heads and pediments. No.4. has
ground-floor casements; No. 2, C20 plate glass windows. Plain brick string
course. Gabled half-dormers, mostly with C20 plate glass. This range forms
part of a unique group of planned workers' dwellings in Norwich City, arranged
around a roughly triangular common drying yard paved with flint and cobbles.
Known previously as Railway Cottages. Forming part of same development in
Cozens Road (qv).
Listing NGR: TG2440407945
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Source: English Heritage
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