Record Details

NHER Number:41055
Type of record:Building
Name:Norman and Beard's Organ Factory

Summary

The organ factory of Norman and Beard was built here in 1898. It was the most extensive and most advanced works of its date in Britain but lasted only until 1916 due to wartime lack of staff. Most of buildings survive including a tall block used for casting metal pipes. But the factory offices were demolished to build the inner ring road.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 22761 08010
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

1898 for Norman and Beard, organ makers. Most extensive and most advanced works of its date in Britain but lasted only until 1916 due to wartime lack of staff. Most of buildings survive including tall block used for casting metal pipes. But the offices designed by Skipper (Norwich architect) were demolished to build the inner ring road.
Full description and history in (S1).
E. Rose (NLA) 21 December 2004.

Monument Types

  • ORGAN FACTORY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in serial: Haines, C.. 2004. Norman and Beard Ltd.. NIAS Journal. Vol 7, no 4, pp 61-76.

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