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7-13, Orford Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.627 / 52°37'37"N

Longitude: 1.2939 / 1°17'37"E

OS Eastings: 623023

OS Northings: 308342

OS Grid: TG230083

Mapcode National: GBR W91.J4

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.V79F

Entry Name: 7-13, Orford Place

Listing Date: 8 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229374

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

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 Peter, Mancroft with St John Maddermarket

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 2308 SW ORFORD PLACE
(north side)
23/605
- Nos. 7 to 13 (odd)
- II
Offices and shops. 1904 on date stone. J. Owen Bond. Slate roof
Corner site. 3 storeys plus attic storey. Square corner turret with
blind windows, diagonal buttressing and domed roof with finial. 5 bay
curved principal facade, corner bay and 3 bays to yard. Later C20
shopfronts. Renaissance detail to first floor with rustication continued
up on the pilasters. Semi-circular arched sash windows with margin lights.
The 3 central bays are recessed with 2nd floor Ionic columns supporting a
frieze and heavy cornice. The frieze displays the name Burlington Build-
ings. 2nd floor sash windows with eared architrave and balconies supported
on the first floor keystone and by reclining figures. 3 attic windows
with flat arches flanked by Ionic columns supporting open segmental pedi-
ments. The end attic windows are recessed with rusticated surrounds with
exaggerated keystones and open bracketed pediments supported by rusticated
Ionic columns. The open well stair staircase has turned balusters, newel
posts decorated with wheat-ear drops, pendants and carved brackets.
Ironwork balustrading on the first floor landing. The principal first
floor room has a fine plasterwork ceiling, elaborate window and door
surrounds and a pedimented fireplace surround.


Listing NGR: TG2302308342

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