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Mousehold House, Norwich

Description: Mousehold House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229383

OS Grid Reference: TG2495308909
OS Grid Coordinates: 624953, 308909
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6313, 1.3227

Location: 41 William Mear Gardens, Norwich NR1 4PH

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR1 4PH

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Listing Text

(south side)
26.2.54. Mousehold House.
- II
Large house, now flats and shop. C18 with additions by William Mear in
1820. Remodelled in 1969. Red brick hipped slate roof. 2 storeys to
main facade; 5 first-floor windows symmetrical. Half-glazed double
doors with side windows, pilasters and large segmental-headed overlight
with glazing bars are set in a moulded architrave. 2 plain Tuscan
pilasters and 4 Tuscan columns support a massive pedimented portico with
an iron lamp hanging inside. 3-light window above door. Windows have
sashes with glazing bars under slightly cambered gauged brick arches
throughout. Modillion cornice. Small pedestal between the centre
columns has an urn (broken). Garden front to right is of 3 storeys with
centre and end pilasters to the C18 range. Tall ground-floor casements
have louvred shutters. Aprons to first-floor window; yellow brick
stringcourse. Early C19 bow-fronted wings to right and left each have
2 curved sashes, those on the right retaining their glazing bars. Left
wing has tablet (reset): Lt.Colonel/Six R. Harvey/1821. Interior (not
examined during re-survey) is noted as having panelling and moulded
The house now lies within a C20 development of maisonettes built in its

Listing NGR: TG2495308909

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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