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Shire House

A Grade II Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229283

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Mancroft

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

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Listing Text

(west side)
Shire House (formerly
5.6.72. listed as Shire Hall)
- II
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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