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51-55, the Close

A Grade II* Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6313 / 52°37'52"N

Longitude: 1.3028 / 1°18'10"E

OS Eastings: 623605

OS Northings: 308848

OS Grid: TG236088

Mapcode National: GBR WBG.8B

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.Z4J3

Entry Name: 51-55, the Close

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051309

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228964

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Thorpe Hamlet

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

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Listing Text

TG 2308 NE THE CLOSE
17/215
26.2.54 Nos. 51 to 55 (consec.)
GV II*
Former granary and granarians house, now divided into houses.
C13 arcading rear of No. 55 C15 onwards rebuilding and alterations.
Long range set back from street line.
No 51:- Flint with brick dressings. 3 storeys. 3 irregularly spaced
2nd floor windows. C19 single-storey addition to right. Left-hand
off-centre door with Doric surround. Sash windows throughout with
glazing bars. Central triangular dormer gable with 3-light casement.
Large fireplace on east gable with stone jambs.
No. 52:- 2 storey plus semi-basement. 3 bays. Flint with red brick
window surrounds and blocking pantile roof. Central 2-leaf door,
8 steps up. Porch supported on 2 Tuscan columns and pilasters.
Flat hood with mutules. French doors to basement. Sash windows
throughout with glazing bars and rubbed brick flat arches. Box cornice.
No. 53:- Late C19 rebuild. Flint with stone window surrounds: Plain
tiles. 3 storeys. 4 large first-floor windows. Right-hand off-centre
'Tudor' door with 3-light casement above. Plain door at extreme left
with 3-light fanlight. 5-light mullion and transom window to the
right of central door and 2 2-light and one single-light window to the
left. 2 4-light and 2 central 3-light windows at first floor. Central
sun-dial. Box cornice. 2 dormers with 3-light casements.
Nos. 54 and 55:- Flint with brick dressings. Pantile roof. 3 storeys.
Scattered fenestration. No. 54 has central door with flanking sash
windows. No. 55 has central door with sunk panel pilasters and plain
architrave and hood. 4-light and 3-light flanking casement windows.
3 dormers with 3-light casement windows. Massive roughly-cut ceiling
beams. Roof with single butt-purlings shouldered on to the principal
rafters with the mouldings turning accordingly. Arch braces springing
from wall posts set into the wall.


Listing NGR: TG2360508847

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