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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1051199
English Heritage Legacy ID: 229285
Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR2
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
TG 2109 NE MILE CROSS ROAD, HEIGHAM.
4.7.78 No. 2.
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
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