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Telephone House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6294 / 52°37'45"N

Longitude: 1.2893 / 1°17'21"E

OS Eastings: 622703

OS Northings: 308593

OS Grid: TG227085

Mapcode National: GBR W8B.79

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.S54L

Entry Name: Telephone House

Listing Date: 5 June 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229532

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR2

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Mancroft

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(north side)
5.6.72 Nos. 41 and 43
Telephone House.
Office. 1906 by G. Skipper with later C20 rear addition.
Bath stone with marble plinth and outer columns. Roof not visible.
3 storeys. 5 bays - A:B:C:B:A with central and end bays projecting
in Neo-Baroque style. Central doorway with 4 Doric columns supporting
a curved broken pediment with cartouche. 6 Doric columns through
ground and first floors supporting entablature with open pediment
over centre bay and pediments over end bays. Sash windows at ground
and first floors with glazing bars and raised surrounds. The windows
in the outer bays have balconies at first floor. First floor central
window with rusticated surround and semi-circular arch. 7 casement
windows at 2nd floor with glazing bars and eared and haunched surrounds.
Balustrade parapet with urns. Remains of 2 ½-bays of brick C15 undercroft
beneath No. 43. Interior:- T-shaped entrance hall with paired columns;
panelled staircase with marble columns and coffered ceiling, boardroom in
centre of first floor has five panelled double-leaf doors, fireplace with
scrolled pediment, large French window to balcony with round pediment and
swags, and a 3-bay domed ceiling.

Listing NGR: TG2270308593

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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