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Music House

A Grade I Listed Building in Thorpe Hamlet, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.624 / 52°37'26"N

Longitude: 1.3026 / 1°18'9"E

OS Eastings: 623628

OS Northings: 308042

OS Grid: TG236080

Mapcode National: GBR WBD.XF

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.Z9FP

Entry Name: Music House

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217907

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229184

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

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 John, Timberhill

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(east side)
26.2.54. Nos. 167 and 169
(Music House).
- I
Former house now educational institute. C12 onwards. Flint, Brick, Pantile
roofs. King Street facade:- 2 storey with 3 storey end gable-ends. 5
irregularly spaced windows at 2nd floor. C20 door set into C12 door opening
central to lett-hand gable-end. C20 door to its right. 2 large 6-light
mullion and transom windows with pediments, centrally placed with 2 smaller
6-light mullion and transom windows above partly blocked to right-side. Sash
windows and casements elsewhere. Pediment with cill missing above the 2
right-hand sash windows. Moulded stringcourse between the central windows.
Interior:- C12 stone built undercroft beneath the left-side gable width which
represents the extent of the original house. The undercroft has 2 compart-
ments with a connecting door: the first is entered from the street and has
roll-moulded and hollow chamfered ribs, the rear room has 2 bays of groin
vaulting between flat-section transverse arches, and the remains of a spiral
stair in the north-east corner. On the south external wall of this undercroft
is the remains of a large respond with ricked base, the remainder of this
phase of the building being destroued by the C15 brick-built 3-bay undercroft
parallel to the street-line.

Listing NGR: TG2362808041

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

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