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Bowthorpe Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowthorpe, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6355 / 52°38'7"N

Longitude: 1.2172 / 1°13'2"E

OS Eastings: 617796

OS Northings: 309049

OS Grid: TG177090

Mapcode National: GBR VG4.NLK

Mapcode Global: WHLSG.N0VX

Entry Name: Bowthorpe Hall

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051373

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228827

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR5

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Bowthorpe

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bowthorpe St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

2.10.51. Bowthorpe Hall
- II
Large house, now school. C17 with facade C1700. Red brick with
rendered plinth; 4 brick chimneys (3 re-built) T-Plan. 2 storeys;
main facade: 6-window range, symmetrical. Panelled (formerly double-
leaf ?) door in moulded wooden architrave is flanked by rusticated
Ionic pilasters, under a pediment. Coved niche above has bust of
a Roman Emperor in slightly projecting bay with rusticated brick
quoins. 3 ground and first-floor windows to right and left (some
blind with painted glazing bars) have sashes with intersecting
glazing bars, all under flat gauged brick arches. Eaves cornice
has dentils and egg & dart decoration under carved modillions.
Contemporary facade at right angles to left has French window and
one first floor sash window flanked by blind recesses with painted
glazing bars. Stepped gable. Irregular buttress at right end of main
facade with original quoins and C20 brick repairs may indicate
another wing, now demolished. 3 stepped gables to rear, one with
kneelers on projecting stair tower. Interior not inspected during
the re-survey.

Listing NGR: TG1779609049

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

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