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Gibraltar Cafe

A Grade II Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6406 / 52°38'26"N

Longitude: 1.2766 / 1°16'35"E

OS Eastings: 621789

OS Northings: 309804

OS Grid: TG217098

Mapcode National: GBR W6C.2B

Mapcode Global: WHMTF.LW4H

Entry Name: Gibraltar Cafe

Listing Date: 4 July 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229285

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

(east side)
4.7.78 No. 2.
- II
Includes No. 290 Heigham Street (Gibraltar Cafe) on corner of Heigham Watering.
2 houses. Probably early C18 with later alterations. Roughcast with rendered
plinth; pantiled roof; 3 brick chimneys (one rendered) 2 storeys; scattered
fenestration. Central recessed round-headed door with glazing bays is flanked
by pilasters in a bolection-moulded doorcase with spandrels and rusticated key-
blocks. Gable-fronted wings to right and left. Panelled (part-glazed) door
in simple pedimented doorcase to right. Fenestration (mainly casements)
includes a round-headed window above the principal door. Damaged sundial
above flint roundel on right side of left wing. Rear gable has kneelers.
Early C19 extension parallel with Heigham Street is a 2-storey 3-window
range of sashes with glazing bars. Interior (not inspected during resurvey)
is noted as haring C18 staircase of 3 flights with twisted balusters, fluted
newels and swept moulded rail. Ground floor behind front door has original
moulded and panelled doors and fireplace. Ground-floor room in south-west
corner has moulded plaster centre-piece and cornice, decorated round-headed
niche, moulded architrave doorcase with volutes to broken pediment and a
fireplace with Vitruvian small frieze and cornice.

Listing NGR: TG2180809852

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

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