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Premises Arts Centre, Norwich

Description: Premises Arts Centre

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229497

OS Grid Reference: TG2258808832
OS Grid Coordinates: 622588, 308832
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6316, 1.2878

Location: St Benedicts Street, Norwich, Norfolk NR2 4AG

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
26.2.54 Premises Arts Centre
(Formerly listed as Former
Church of St. Swithin)
Former parish church, now redundant and used as Arts Centre. C14 and C15.
Flint with stone and brick dressings. Lead roof. West tower pulled down
in 1881. Nave and chancel in one. North and south aisles. Rood turret
against north aisle. Large Edwardian vestry and hall to the east of
south of the church. Small bell-turret on the west gable and 4-light
window. 4 bays to nave and chancel with 2-light decorated windows.
2-light clerestory windows with flat arches and decorated tracery.
5-light east window with a 4-centre arch and decorated tracery.
Interior:- Hollow chamfered octagonal brick piers to north aisle.
South aisle piers remade in classical cruciform section with semi-circular
arches. Fine queen-post roof with arch braces springing from wall-posts
supported on angel-corbels. Carved bosses at purlin and ridge levels.

Listing NGR: TG2258808832

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Source: English Heritage

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