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The Briton's Arms

A Grade II* Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6313 / 52°37'52"N

Longitude: 1.2967 / 1°17'48"E

OS Eastings: 623193

OS Northings: 308828

OS Grid: TG231088

Mapcode National: GBR W9H.TS

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.W4N4

Entry Name: The Briton's Arms

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229069

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

(south-east side)
26.2.54 No.9. (The Briton's Arms)
Former beguinage, now restaurant. Early C15 and later. Timber frame.
Rendered. Thatched roof. Brick ridge-chimney. 3 storeys and cellar,
one bay to gable front with bracketed first and second floor jetties.
Only a second-floor jetty on right side elevation. High rendered plinth.
One step up to C19 half-glazed door to left. One C19 ground-floor
window with large panes. One mullioned first-floor casement of 6-lights.
Scattered fenestration on side elevation includes 3 mullioned casements,
one with leaded lights. Plain barge-boards. Current repairs revealed second
floor to be arcaded, which is to be left exposed on West and South elevations.
Interior has door with 2-Centred head and fireplaces on all floors. Reputed
to be the only house in Elm Hill to escape destruction by fire in 1507 and one
of the few remaining thatched roofs in Norwich.

Listing NGR: TG2319308827

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

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