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Maid's Head Hotel, Norwich

Description: Maid's Head Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229673

OS Grid Reference: TG2331008926
OS Grid Coordinates: 623310, 308926
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6321, 1.2985

Location: Wensum Street, Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1LB

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
26.2.54. Maid's Head Hotel
Former uses unknown now hotel. C15 cellars. C16 onwards with major facade
alteration in the early C20. Red brick. Rendered. Timber-frame. Pantiles
and plain tiles. The complex is an amalgamation of at least 6 buildings,
Tombland facade:- 2 storeys, 3 storeys to the left, 4 bays extended to the
left by 2 bays plus comer bays. Central C20 4-door hotel entrance with flat
hood. Door at extreme right with round arch and attached columns supporting
an open pediment. 4 steps up. Sash windows in right-hand 4 bays with
glazing bars and rubbed brick flat arches. C20 casement windows above
central entry. Paired bracket cornice below parapet. 4 flat-roof dormers.
3-storied early C20 bay and corner bay extending into Wensum Street:- Door
with moulded timber surround. Casement windows throughout, corner and right-
side oriels with gables above. The top floor has pseudo-timber framing.
3 builds in Wensum Street:- 2 and 3-storeys, jetties and carriage entry to
the north of the middle range.

Listing NGR: TG2331008926

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Source: English Heritage

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