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Cloisters Including West Wall of Former Chapter House (?) at the Great Hospital

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.633 / 52°37'58"N

Longitude: 1.3048 / 1°18'17"E

OS Eastings: 623733

OS Northings: 309041

OS Grid: TG237090

Mapcode National: GBR WBS.9C

Mapcode Global: WHMTN.02MT

Entry Name: Cloisters Including West Wall of Former Chapter House (?) at the Great Hospital

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Last Amended: 8 April 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280660

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228810

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Thorpe Hamlet

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 2309 SE BISHOPGATE
(north side)
12/72
26.2.54 Cloisters
Including west wall of
former Chapter House (?)
at The Great Hospital.
(Formerly listed as The Cloisters
at the Great Hospital)
GV I
Cloisters. Circa 1450. Flint and brick rubble with ashlar dressings;
lead roof. Quadrangle adjoining the Church of St. Helen (q.v. 12/71)
refectory (q.v.12/73) and former Master's House (q.v.12/74). On the
east side, the west wall of the former Chapter House (?) adjoins a
C20 single-storey range (not of special architectural interest).
Lean-to roof on an arcade of four 3-light flat-headed windows each
side, linked by a continuous hood mould. Stone benches. Blocked
door at north-east corner; C15 moulded arch on east side blocked in
brick, with devices of Prior Molet (1453 - 71) and Bishop Lyhart (1446-70)
in spandrels, another door to right and a C20 opening at the south-east
corner. Cloister roof has roll - moulded wall plate, spine beam and
principal rafters. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: TG2373309041

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