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Garsett House, Norwich

Description: Garsett House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229424

OS Grid Reference: TG2315408754
OS Grid Coordinates: 623154, 308754
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6306, 1.2961

Location: St Andrews Street, Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1AL

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR3 1AL

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Listing Text

(south side)
26.2.54. No. 1 (Garsett House)
House, now office. 1589 on bracket. Timber frame, rendered. Hipped pantile
roof with brick gable-end chimney to left. 3 storeys with first and second-
floor jettied on decorated corner brackets (one broken). 2 second-floor
windows to Princes Street facade. Ground floor has blocked C16 windows with
4-centred heads and moulded surrounds. Tripartite ground-floor sash window
has glazing bars to upper half only. Renewed first-floor oriel window on
brackets with diamond leaded lights. One second-floor sash has glazing bars
and horns; lights of another have been blocked. Side elevation to St. George's
Street has one step up to a 6-panelled door with plain overlight, panelled
reveals and C18 hood with triglyph frieze on 2 plasters and 2 fluted Doric
columns. Sash windows to upper floors and scattered mullioned and transomed
windows with leaded lights to rear (St. Andrew Street) elevation. Corbelled
chimney with pediment above a tablet bearing the name 'Armada House' and a
representation of a C16 ship. 2 Dutch-style gables.

Listing NGR: TG2315408754

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Source: English Heritage

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