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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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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

(south-west side)
26.2.54. Tower and adjoining retaining
wall to rear of No. 58
(Formerly listed as No. 58
(Tower House) including Tower
at rear).
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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