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Cloisters Including West Wall of Former Chapter House (?) at the Great Hospital

A Grade I Listed Building in Thorpe Hamlet, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.633 / 52°37'58"N

Longitude: 1.3048 / 1°18'17"E

OS Eastings: 623733

OS Northings: 309041

OS Grid: TG237090

Mapcode National: GBR WBS.9C

Mapcode Global: WHMTN.02MT

Plus Code: 9F43J8M3+5W

Entry Name: Cloisters Including West Wall of Former Chapter House (?) at the Great Hospital

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Last Amended: 8 April 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280660

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228810

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

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 Helen

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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(north side)
26.2.54 Cloisters
Including west wall of
former Chapter House (?)
at The Great Hospital.
(Formerly listed as The Cloisters
at the Great Hospital)
Cloisters. Circa 1450. Flint and brick rubble with ashlar dressings;
lead roof. Quadrangle adjoining the Church of St. Helen (q.v. 12/71)
refectory (q.v.12/73) and former Master's House (q.v.12/74). On the
east side, the west wall of the former Chapter House (?) adjoins a
C20 single-storey range (not of special architectural interest).
Lean-to roof on an arcade of four 3-light flat-headed windows each
side, linked by a continuous hood mould. Stone benches. Blocked
door at north-east corner; C15 moulded arch on east side blocked in
brick, with devices of Prior Molet (1453 - 71) and Bishop Lyhart (1446-70)
in spandrels, another door to right and a C20 opening at the south-east
corner. Cloister roof has roll - moulded wall plate, spine beam and
principal rafters. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: TG2373309041

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