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Cauis House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wymondham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5713 / 52°34'16"N

Longitude: 1.1101 / 1°6'36"E

OS Eastings: 610854

OS Northings: 301601

OS Grid: TG108016

Mapcode National: GBR TFF.ZCM

Mapcode Global: WHLSM.0MWL

Entry Name: Cauis House

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386189

Location: Wymondham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR18

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wymondham

Built-Up Area: Wymondham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wymondham

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


655-1/8/124 (South West side)
29/12/50 Nos.3, 5 AND 7
Cauis House


House, now one retail shop and a department store. Early C18,
much altered mid C20, especially to interior. Brick with roofs
of black glazed pantiles. 2 storeys and attic storey in 7 bays
divided into 2-3-2 rhythm, each articulated by brick giant
pilasters with rendered block architraves rising to metope
frieze. Above frieze is parapet elaborated into attic storey.
Pediment with occulus over centre 3 bays. Central doorcase
formed of a pair of Tuscan columns with a metope frieze
supporting a dentilled pediment. Glazed C20 door. Second door
to left and a plate glass shop display window immediately
right. Both side groups of 2 bays filled with late C20 glazed
shop fronts, forming the actual entrances. First floor lit
through 7 sash windows with glazing bars, gauged skewback
arches and keystones. 4 attic sashes. Hipped roof. Ridge stack
left of centre. Cross wing runs south-west from south end in 2
builds: 2 storeys and dormer attic. Scattered fenestration of
sash windows. Rear also with sashes and 3 hipped dormers in
roof. Stacks on cross wing ridge.
INTERIOR. Open string staircase with 3 twisted balusters on
turned bases to each tread. Scrolled tread-ends. Moulded
handrail and fluted newel columns. Panelled dado. Stairwell
with cornice decorated with egg-and-dart and key interlace,
said to be repeated under suspended ceiling of west
ground-floor room. Interior largely opened into showroom.

Listing NGR: TG1085401601

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