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Augustine Steward's House, Norwich

Description: Augustine Steward's House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229671

OS Grid Reference: TG2332108860
OS Grid Coordinates: 623321, 308860
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6315, 1.2986

Location: Tombland, Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1HF

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

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Listing Text

(west side)
26.2.54. No. 14
(Augustine Steward's
House, now office. C16 and later. Painted brick at ground floor, exposed
close studding with painted brick infill at first floor; rendered above.
Hioped gable pantile roof. 3 storeys and cellar with first-floor jetty.
Main part: C19 half-glazed door with glazing bars and overlight to left.
Large window with 3 four-centred lights, glazing bars and decorated spandrels.
Joined pair of mullioned and transomed first-floor windows and a joined pair
of second-floor casements. C17(?) wing to left is supported on 2 main posts
with braces and a bressumer over Tombland Alley. Original (?) first-floor
mullioned and transomed window of 3 lights; fixed glazing-bar window at
second floor. Lead rainwater head and downpipe. Side elevation of main
part to Tombland Alley has continuous first-floor jetty and 6 first-floor
windows. Ground-floor windows include 2 with pairs of elaborately carved
shutters. Several mullioned and transomed first-floor windows have iron-
framed casements. 2 lead rainwater heads. Interior has moulded ceiling
beams. Built for Augustine Steward - a wealthy mercer who was Sheriff in
1526, Mayor of Norwich in 1534, 1546 and 1556 and Burgess in Parliament in
1547. Reputedly erected in 1549. Extensive restoration C.1900 and later.
Roof partly destroyed by fire in 1944.

Listing NGR: TG2332108860

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Source: English Heritage

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