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Dolphin Inn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6402 / 52°38'24"N

Longitude: 1.279 / 1°16'44"E

OS Eastings: 621950

OS Northings: 309766

OS Grid: TG219097

Mapcode National: GBR W6Q.KL

Mapcode Global: WHMTF.MW7T

Entry Name: Dolphin Inn

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229148

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: Heigham St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

6/390 (north side)
26.2.54 No. 256 (Dolphin Inn)
Formerly Bishop Hall's Palace, now an Inn. 1587 (?) for
Richard Brown, possibly incorporating earlier features. 1595 formerly
on gable (Pevsner); 1615 on right wing. Much C20 restoration after war
damage. Knapped flint studded with stones and with ashlar dressings;
brick details to left gable-fronted wing; flint and brick rubble on left
side wall under C20 applied timberwork. Plain tile roof (pantiled to left);
3 brick chimneys (rebuilt). L-plan. 2 storeys; 5 first-floor windows to
right wing; left wing has 2 storeys and attic. Central C20 ribbed and
studded door retains its C17 moulded 4-centred arch and pediment under a
C20 tiled porch. Canted 2-storey bays to right and left have 3-light
stone mullioned and transomed windows (mostly restored) flanked by
similar smaller windows with hood moulds. Stone coping to parapet.
Left wing has C20 wooden mullioned and transomed windows with leaded
casements and 2 small mediaeval-style windows with brick dressings (repaired)
in gable front. 2 angle buttresses (1960 on stone).Initials B/R (repaired) in
brick diaper. Interior (not inspected during re-survey) is noted as having
C16 mantelpiece and carvings, N. Pevsner, Buildings of England:
North East Norfolk and Norwich, Harmondsworth 1962, 284.

Listing NGR: TG2195009766

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