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Hardwick House

A Grade II Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6289 / 52°37'44"N

Longitude: 1.2989 / 1°17'56"E

OS Eastings: 623357

OS Northings: 308572

OS Grid: TG233085

Mapcode National: GBR W9V.MH

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.X5QY

Entry Name: Hardwick House

Listing Date: 23 October 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228743

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 George, Tombland

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(South side)
23.10.70. No.2. (Hardwick House)
- II
Former bank converted into Post Office, now offices. 1866 by P.C. Hardwick with
C20 alterations. Bath stone. Roof not visible. Corner site. 2 storeys plus
semi-basement in King Street. Elevation to Agricultural Hall Plain. 3 bays with
single-storey bay to each side. Paired tetrastyle Ionic portico with 6 steps up
and balustraded parapet continuing across outer single-storey bays. Central door
with semi-circular arch and C20 glazed doors. Sash windows to each side with raised
and moulded surrounds. Sash windows in outer bays with pediments. Casement windows
at first floor with semi-circular arches having scroll keystone. Rusticated quoins.
Central open pediment with garlands and crown. Projecting balustraded cornice.
Elevation to King Street. Seven bays, one storey plus semi-basement, second storey
deeply recessed. First and seventh bays project slightly. One sash under per bay
in raised and moulded surround.

Listing NGR: TG2335708571

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