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Gibraltar Cafe, Norwich

Description: Gibraltar Cafe

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 229285

OS Grid Reference: TG2178909804
OS Grid Coordinates: 621789, 309804
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6406, 1.2766

Location: Heigham Street, Norwich, Norfolk NR2 4LZ

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR2 4LZ

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Listing Text

(east side)
4.7.78 No. 2.
- II
Includes No. 290 Heigham Street (Gibraltar Cafe) on corner of Heigham Watering.
2 houses. Probably early C18 with later alterations. Roughcast with rendered
plinth; pantiled roof; 3 brick chimneys (one rendered) 2 storeys; scattered
fenestration. Central recessed round-headed door with glazing bays is flanked
by pilasters in a bolection-moulded doorcase with spandrels and rusticated key-
blocks. Gable-fronted wings to right and left. Panelled (part-glazed) door
in simple pedimented doorcase to right. Fenestration (mainly casements)
includes a round-headed window above the principal door. Damaged sundial
above flint roundel on right side of left wing. Rear gable has kneelers.
Early C19 extension parallel with Heigham Street is a 2-storey 3-window
range of sashes with glazing bars. Interior (not inspected during resurvey)
is noted as haring C18 staircase of 3 flights with twisted balusters, fluted
newels and swept moulded rail. Ground floor behind front door has original
moulded and panelled doors and fireplace. Ground-floor room in south-west
corner has moulded plaster centre-piece and cornice, decorated round-headed
niche, moulded architrave doorcase with volutes to broken pediment and a
fireplace with Vitruvian small frieze and cornice.

Listing NGR: TG2180809852

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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