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48, St Giles Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6292 / 52°37'45"N

Longitude: 1.2887 / 1°17'19"E

OS Eastings: 622664

OS Northings: 308577

OS Grid: TG226085

Mapcode National: GBR W88.2K

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.R5WP

Entry Name: 48, St Giles Street

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229553

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: Norwich St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(south side)
26.2.54 No. 48
Former house, now hostel with C15 undercroft. Hostel:- C19 Red brick,
plinth and black pantile roof. 3 storeys. 7 bays to principal facade,
one subsidiary bay to right. The 3 central bays project and have a
triangular pediment. Central 4-panel door with rectangular fanlight
containing semi-circular metalwork. 2 detached fluted Tuscan columns
and 2 pilasters supporting frieze having alternate triglyphs and toxophilic
accoutrements. Sash windows throughout with glazing bars and rubbed brick
flat arches, those in the outside ground floor bays contained within recessed
panels with semi-circular arches. Block modillion cornice. The later right-
hand end bay was the entrance to the lecture hall and gymnasion as displayed
in plaque above the doorway. First floor bay window above. Undercroft:-
C15 brick. 2 bays beneath the right-hand half of the building, parallel to
the street line. Each bay has heavy double order diagonal ribs and lighting
niches. The building is graded II* for the undercroft which forms part of
an important group within the City Walls.

Listing NGR: TG2266408576

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