Record Details

NHER Number:47974
Type of record:Building
Name:White Cottages at The Great Hospital, Bishopgate

Summary

The White Cottages are almshouses, built in 1826 of yellow brick with stone dressings. These single storey buildings have hipped slate roofs and share six tall four-shafted brick ridge chimneys. The projecting centre bay has a Tudor-arched ribbed door flanked by two-light windows under a stepped gable. The almshouses stand within the Great Hospital Precinct (NHER 624).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2376 0905
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

English Heritage Listing:
White Cottages at The Great Hospital, Bishopgate.
Almshouses. 1826. Yellow brick with stone dressings; hipped slate roof; six tall four-shafted brick ridge chimneys. Single storey; modified twelve-window range of casements with horizontal glazing bars. Projecting centre bay has Tudor-arched ribbed door with drip mould flanked by two-light windows under a stepped gable. Pairs of similar smaller doors to right and left (two now blocked) deeply recessed in projecting porches with drip moulds. Single porches in similar style at each end.
Information from (S1).

Monument Types

  • ALMSHOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1826 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

Related records

624Part of: Precinct of the Great Hospital (Monument)

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