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15, Bedford Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6298 / 52°37'47"N

Longitude: 1.2946 / 1°17'40"E

OS Eastings: 623056

OS Northings: 308654

OS Grid: TG230086

Mapcode National: GBR W95.2F

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.V5M8

Entry Name: 15, Bedford Street

Listing Date: 5 June 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051390

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228764

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR2

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Mancroft

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 2308 NW BEDFORD STREET
(north side)
16/29
5.6.72. No. 15.
GV. II*
Former shop, now office with C15 undercroft. Former shop:- C16,
heightened in the C18. Masonry rear ground floor wall and rendered
timber frame. Pantile roof. Brick rear block, roof not visible.
Street range is 2 storeys, jettied at first floor. Heightened to
3 storeys in the C18. 2 bays. C16 shopfront with central door,
moulded window and door jambs. C18 sash windows with glazing bars
and moulded timber surrounds above and side-hung casements with
glazing bars at 2nd floor. Bracket cornice. The first floor has
a moulded patterned ceiling and evidence of C16 windows on the
front and rear walls. Undercroft:- Brick. Beneath the rear range
and at right-angles to the street line. Pointed barrel-vault profile
with single order diagonal-ribs springing from corbels and one cross-
rib. The diagonal ribs are later insertions to accommodate the side
chamber in the east wall. Profile of an end chamber in the north
wall, blocked by the C18 stairs. The building is graded II* because
of the undercroft, one of an important group within the City walls
and also the C16 timberwork.


Listing NGR: TG2305608654

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