History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Louis Marchesi Public House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 52.6318 / 52°37'54"N

Longitude: 1.2985 / 1°17'54"E

OS Eastings: 623310

OS Northings: 308887

OS Grid: TG233088

Mapcode National: GBR W9S.FP

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.X3HR

Entry Name: The Louis Marchesi Public House

Listing Date: 26 February 1976

Last Amended: 8 April 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210774

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229672

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR3

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Thorpe Hamlet

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St George, Tombland

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

(west side)
26.2.76. No. 17. The Louis
Marchesi P.H.
(formerly listed as
the Waggon & Horses P.H.).
Former use unknown, now Public House. C15 undercroft. Late C15 street
range with C16 rear addition. C17. C18. alterations, adiitions. Rendered
masonry ground floor. Pseudo timber framing covering late C15 timber frame.
Plain tiles on street range and pantiles on rear range. Corner site, 'L'
shape plan. 2 storey. 3 bay street range with central door and C19 mullion
and transome windows with leaded lights. C19 timber-framing on first floor
with 9-light mullion and transome windows. The rear ground floor room has a
fine early C16 moulded timber ceiling which does not extend the full width
of the room, stopping short of the south wall to allow for a passage which
is lit by a frieze window. The first floor of the street range has the re-
mains of the C15 timber frame with expanded head wall posts, arch braces
and cambered ties. C19 roof, but the south gable has a truss embedded into
it, showing that the roof had diminished principal rafters, windbracing and
large cambered collars. Beneath the rear range is a 2 bay brick built under-
croft with heavy, double order diagonal ribs, 2 side and one end chamber.
The building is graded II for the undercroft, which forms part of an impor-
tant group within the City walls and for the surviving late C15 timber framing.

Listing NGR: TG2331008887

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.