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20, Princes Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6313 / 52°37'52"N

Longitude: 1.2979 / 1°17'52"E

OS Eastings: 623275

OS Northings: 308829

OS Grid: TG232088

Mapcode National: GBR W9P.KV

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.X474

Entry Name: 20, Princes Street

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051911

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229420

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR3

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Thorpe Hamlet

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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Listing Text

(north side)
26.2.54. No. 20
Former use unknown, now restaurant with C15 and C16 undercrofts.
Restaurant:- C16. Flint rubble with timber-framed first floor. Pantile
roof. 2 storeys, jetty at first floor. 3 windows at first floor. Left-
side entrance to Plumbers Arms Alley. C20 restaurant front with side
entrance. First floor with sash windows having glazing and moulded timber
surrounds. Small central dormer with sloping roof. Battened first floor
ceiling. Rear range:- 2 storeys. First floor jetty. 5 first floor
windows. Right-hand door with simple pilasters and hood. Left-hand door
C20 'Tudor' with flanking 4-light windows having diamond pattern metal
glazing bars. Large central mullion and transome window. Herring-bone
brickwork between first floor studs. Right-hand rendered. 2 4-light
windows to the left with diamond pattern metal glazing bars. 2 C20
mullion and transome windows to the right with coving beneath the cill.
Undercrofts;- Brick. Beneath the rear range, 2 bays having double order
diagonal and cross ribs with low profile. Beneath the street range,
remains of early C16 barrel-vault, parallel to the street line. 2 moulded
brick arches on east wall and twin lighting niches in the south and east
walls. The building is graded II for the undercrofts which form part of
an important group within the City Walls.

Listing NGR: TG2327508829

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