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Refectory and Part of Former Master's House at the Great Hospital

A Grade I Listed Building in Thorpe Hamlet, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6329 / 52°37'58"N

Longitude: 1.3045 / 1°18'16"E

OS Eastings: 623711

OS Northings: 309035

OS Grid: TG237090

Mapcode National: GBR WBQ.4L

Mapcode Global: WHMTN.02GV

Entry Name: Refectory and Part of Former Master's House at the Great Hospital

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Last Amended: 8 April 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228811

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 Helen

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 2309 SE BISHOPGATE
(north side)
12/73
26.2.54 Refectory and part of former
Master's House at The Great Hospital.
(Formerly listed as The Refectory
and The Master's Lodging at
The Great Hospital)
GV I
Refectory, cross passage and former service wing with Master's accommodation
above, now offices. C15 and later flint with brick dressings; pantile roof;
red brick end chimney (rebuilt)to right. Hall to right has three 2-light
windows with transome and Y tracery. Brickwork and spacing of windows
probably indicates position of former side chimney. Projecting C16 porch to
cross-passage on left, refronted in C19 brick with diagonal buttresses, has
one first-floor window with Y tracery. Small wooden Tudor arch in right
side has decorated spandrels; blocked window above. Gable-fronted cross-wing,
also refronted in C19 brick and rendered above, has 2-light ground-floor
window and a 3-light first-floor window with intersecting tracery, both with
leaded lights. Rear elevation facing cloister (q.v.) has two 3-light
perpendicular windows flanked by small C19 windows with Y tracery. Interior
of refectory has large chimney-breast adjoining north aisle of infirmary hall;
gallery over cross-passage, crown-post roof with dragons in spandrels of
arch braces under tie beam, porch has roll-moulded ceiling beams and cross
passage has three 4-centred arches (one blocked) with drip moulds to former
services. Moulded and stopped door-cask to Master's office.


Listing NGR: TG2371109035

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

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