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Octagon Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6335 / 52°38'0"N

Longitude: 1.2952 / 1°17'42"E

OS Eastings: 623080

OS Northings: 309071

OS Grid: TG230090

Mapcode National: GBR W97.X4

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.V2YD

Entry Name: Octagon Chapel

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228990

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR3

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 George, Colegate

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 2309 SW COLEGATE
(north side)
11/241
26.2.54 Octagon Chapel
GV II*
Former Presbyterian Chapel, now Unitarian Chapel. 1756 by Thomas Ivory.
Red brick. Pantile roof. Octagonal plan. Single storey with gallery.
2 bays to each side, except for the entry face :- 3 bays. Central 2-leaf
door with semi-circular arch and moulded surround. Single-storeyed pedimented
portico with 4 unfluted Ionic columns and 2 pilasters. 5 steps up. The door
is flanked by sash windows with glazing bars and rubbed brick segmental arches.
3 sash windows above with glazing bars and semi-circular rubbed brick arch and
top sash. Bracket cornice. Pyramidal roof with small dormer in each bay with
semi-circular head and round windows. Wrought-iron pinnacle on top of roof.
Very good interior detail with giant Corinthian columns and wooden galleries
between.


Listing NGR: TG2308009071

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