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Carrow House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe Hamlet, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6189 / 52°37'8"N

Longitude: 1.3081 / 1°18'29"E

OS Eastings: 624029

OS Northings: 307487

OS Grid: TG240074

Mapcode National: GBR WC9.82

Mapcode Global: WHMTN.2F5M

Entry Name: Carrow House

Listing Date: 8 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229190

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Thorpe Hamlet

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Trowse St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(east side)
31/429 4/429
- Carrow House.
- II
Former house and conservatory. Dated 1861 and 1895 on plaques. 1861 wood-
carving by James Minns. Brick with slate roof. West facade:- 2 storeys.
Symmetrical 4-bay facade to left. 4 bay addition set back to right. The 2
central bays of the left-hand facade project forward with pediment and occuli
and paired pilasters. Sash windows throughout with simple raised surrounds.
Paired end pilasters. Bracket cornice and low parapet. Flat-topped hipped
roof with decorative ironwork balustrading and 2 dormers with segmental pedi-
ments. The 4-bay addition has an off-centre doorway with Doric surround. C20
single-storey addition to the left of the doorway. Single-storey projecting
bay to right. Sash windows throughout. Bracket cornice and low parapet.
Dormers with segmental pediments. High quality internal detail from both
periods including the east room of the 1861 block:- Full height timber fire-
place with paired spiral columns and scroll consoles supporting the mantel
shelf. Large central mirror flanked by paired pilasters having carved bird
and branch motifs and central roundels with carved projecting heads. Ceramic
shields above the capitals and a carved over-mirror. Ornate plasterwork
ceiling in a geometric design, Large conservatory south of the house:- 1895.
Timber and cast-iron construction by Boulton and Paul of Norwich.

Listing NGR: TG2402907487

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