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Mousehold House

A Grade II Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6313 / 52°37'52"N

Longitude: 1.3227 / 1°19'21"E

OS Eastings: 624953

OS Northings: 308909

OS Grid: TG249089

Mapcode National: GBR WFL.65

Mapcode Global: WHMTN.9433

Entry Name: Mousehold House

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229383

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Crome

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Thorpe Hamlet St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(south side)
26.2.54. Mousehold House.
- II
Large house, now flats and shop. C18 with additions by William Mear in
1820. Remodelled in 1969. Red brick hipped slate roof. 2 storeys to
main facade; 5 first-floor windows symmetrical. Half-glazed double
doors with side windows, pilasters and large segmental-headed overlight
with glazing bars are set in a moulded architrave. 2 plain Tuscan
pilasters and 4 Tuscan columns support a massive pedimented portico with
an iron lamp hanging inside. 3-light window above door. Windows have
sashes with glazing bars under slightly cambered gauged brick arches
throughout. Modillion cornice. Small pedestal between the centre
columns has an urn (broken). Garden front to right is of 3 storeys with
centre and end pilasters to the C18 range. Tall ground-floor casements
have louvred shutters. Aprons to first-floor window; yellow brick
stringcourse. Early C19 bow-fronted wings to right and left each have
2 curved sashes, those on the right retaining their glazing bars. Left
wing has tablet (reset): Lt.Colonel/Six R. Harvey/1821. Interior (not
examined during re-survey) is noted as having panelling and moulded
The house now lies within a C20 development of maisonettes built in its

Listing NGR: TG2495308909

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

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