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Music House, Norwich

Description: Music House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229184

OS Grid Reference: TG2362808041
OS Grid Coordinates: 623628, 308041
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6240, 1.3026

Location: King Street, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 1QW

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR1 1QW

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Listing Text

(east side)
26.2.54. Nos. 167 and 169
(Music House).
- I
Former house now educational institute. C12 onwards. Flint, Brick, Pantile
roofs. King Street facade:- 2 storey with 3 storey end gable-ends. 5
irregularly spaced windows at 2nd floor. C20 door set into C12 door opening
central to lett-hand gable-end. C20 door to its right. 2 large 6-light
mullion and transom windows with pediments, centrally placed with 2 smaller
6-light mullion and transom windows above partly blocked to right-side. Sash
windows and casements elsewhere. Pediment with cill missing above the 2
right-hand sash windows. Moulded stringcourse between the central windows.
Interior:- C12 stone built undercroft beneath the left-side gable width which
represents the extent of the original house. The undercroft has 2 compart-
ments with a connecting door: the first is entered from the street and has
roll-moulded and hollow chamfered ribs, the rear room has 2 bays of groin
vaulting between flat-section transverse arches, and the remains of a spiral
stair in the north-east corner. On the south external wall of this undercroft
is the remains of a large respond with ricked base, the remainder of this
phase of the building being destroued by the C15 brick-built 3-bay undercroft
parallel to the street-line.

Listing NGR: TG2362808041

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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