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Refectory and Part of Former Master's House at the Great Hospital

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6329 / 52°37'58"N

Longitude: 1.3045 / 1°18'16"E

OS Eastings: 623711

OS Northings: 309035

OS Grid: TG237090

Mapcode National: GBR WBQ.4L

Mapcode Global: WHMTN.02GV

Entry Name: Refectory and Part of Former Master's House at the Great Hospital

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Last Amended: 8 April 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228811

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

(north side)
26.2.54 Refectory and part of former
Master's House at The Great Hospital.
(Formerly listed as The Refectory
and The Master's Lodging at
The Great Hospital)
Refectory, cross passage and former service wing with Master's accommodation
above, now offices. C15 and later flint with brick dressings; pantile roof;
red brick end chimney (rebuilt)to right. Hall to right has three 2-light
windows with transome and Y tracery. Brickwork and spacing of windows
probably indicates position of former side chimney. Projecting C16 porch to
cross-passage on left, refronted in C19 brick with diagonal buttresses, has
one first-floor window with Y tracery. Small wooden Tudor arch in right
side has decorated spandrels; blocked window above. Gable-fronted cross-wing,
also refronted in C19 brick and rendered above, has 2-light ground-floor
window and a 3-light first-floor window with intersecting tracery, both with
leaded lights. Rear elevation facing cloister (q.v.) has two 3-light
perpendicular windows flanked by small C19 windows with Y tracery. Interior
of refectory has large chimney-breast adjoining north aisle of infirmary hall;
gallery over cross-passage, crown-post roof with dragons in spandrels of
arch braces under tie beam, porch has roll-moulded ceiling beams and cross
passage has three 4-centred arches (one blocked) with drip moulds to former
services. Moulded and stopped door-cask to Master's office.

Listing NGR: TG2371109035

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

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