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Latitude: 52.6287 / 52°37'43"N
Longitude: 1.2974 / 1°17'50"E
OS Eastings: 623255
OS Northings: 308546
OS Grid: TG232085
Mapcode National: GBR W9L.QQ
Mapcode Global: WHMTM.W6Z2
Entry Name: Shire House
Listing Date: 5 June 1972
Last Amended: 8 April 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1372844
English Heritage Legacy ID: 229283
Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1
Electoral Ward/Division: Mancroft
Built-Up Area: Norwich
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
TG 2308 NW MARKET AVENUE
Shire House (formerly
5.6.72. listed as Shire Hall)
Crown Court. 1822-23 by William Wilkins, refaced in 1913. Red brick with
stone dressings. Roof not visible. Neo-Tudor: 2 storeys. 9 bays arranged
1:1:2:1:2:1:1, the centre bay projects and the end bays recessed. Central
entry with moulded 4-centre arch and polygonal turrets with castellated
parapets. 3-light "Perpendicular" window above entry. Doors in penultimate
outer bays with moulded 4-centre arches: blocked to right-side with C20 window.
3-light windows throughout with cusped arches and square dripmoulds. Bays
defined by turrets. Stringcourse at first floor. Moulded cornice beneath
castellated parapet with small gables above outer door bays.
Listing NGR: TG2325508546
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