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Maid's Head Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6321 / 52°37'55"N

Longitude: 1.2985 / 1°17'54"E

OS Eastings: 623310

OS Northings: 308926

OS Grid: TG233089

Mapcode National: GBR W9S.FK

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.X3HH

Plus Code: 9F43J7JX+R9

Entry Name: Maid's Head Hotel

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229673

Also known as: Maids Head Hotel, Norwich
The Maids Head Hotel

ID on this website: 101051811

Location: The Close, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Thorpe Hamlet

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St George, Tombland

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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(north side)
26.2.54. Maid's Head Hotel
Former uses unknown now hotel. C15 cellars. C16 onwards with major facade
alteration in the early C20. Red brick. Rendered. Timber-frame. Pantiles
and plain tiles. The complex is an amalgamation of at least 6 buildings,
Tombland facade:- 2 storeys, 3 storeys to the left, 4 bays extended to the
left by 2 bays plus comer bays. Central C20 4-door hotel entrance with flat
hood. Door at extreme right with round arch and attached columns supporting
an open pediment. 4 steps up. Sash windows in right-hand 4 bays with
glazing bars and rubbed brick flat arches. C20 casement windows above
central entry. Paired bracket cornice below parapet. 4 flat-roof dormers.
3-storied early C20 bay and corner bay extending into Wensum Street:- Door
with moulded timber surround. Casement windows throughout, corner and right-
side oriels with gables above. The top floor has pseudo-timber framing.
3 builds in Wensum Street:- 2 and 3-storeys, jetties and carriage entry to
the north of the middle range.

Listing NGR: TG2331008926

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