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Tower and Adjoining Retaining Wall to Rear of Number 58

A Grade II* Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6182 / 52°37'5"N

Longitude: 1.3044 / 1°18'15"E

OS Eastings: 623784

OS Northings: 307395

OS Grid: TG237073

Mapcode National: GBR WBQ.9W

Mapcode Global: WHMTN.0GF5

Entry Name: Tower and Adjoining Retaining Wall to Rear of Number 58

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Last Amended: 8 April 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228845

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Lakenham

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Lakenham St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 2307 S BRACONDALE
(south-west side)
5/104
26.2.54. Tower and adjoining retaining
wall to rear of No. 58
(Formerly listed as No. 58
(Tower House) including Tower
at rear).
GV. II*
Tower House. Early C17, possibly earlier and contempocary with No. 54
(Manor House: q.v.) Brick and flint rubble on lower part; brick above.
On split-level site: 3 storeys and basement. Rear elevation: Flight
of C20 steps up to C19/20 plank door on right with 3-centred arch under
moulded brick pediment. Moulded brick string courses on first and second
floors. 4-light mullioned and transomed brick windows to right (replaced
by wooden 2-light window on second floor) and similar blocked 2-light
windows to left, all with pediments. Large first floor window has iron-
framed casement with rectangular leaded lights and pale green glass.
Crenellated parapet with brick coping and higher stair turret to left.
C19 chimney at north-east corner. Right side elevation has 3-centred
moulded brick arch to cellar door; wooden mullioned and transomed window
on ground floor; and 4-light (rebuilt) brick windows above. Interior:
mostly C19, including stairs on site of original. One chamfered and
stopped girder on first floor. Barrel-vaulted cellar. High retaining
wall and adjoining tower to south-west is of flint and brick rubble
with vertical brick lacing, brick coping and 3 tapering buttresses.
Some repairs but much of the brickwork is similar to that in the tower.


Listing NGR: TG2378407395

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