Record Details

NHER Number:26204
Type of record:Building
Name:Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, St Stephen's Road

Summary

This part of the hospital includes the administration block and the main hall. These were built in 1859 by E. Boardman with Thomas Henry Wyatt as a consultant. These structures are made from red brick with ashlar dressings and a plain tiled roof. The balustrated stone parapet of the roof here has a central scrolled cartouche bearing the Royal Coat of Arms and Doric pilasters with alternate brick and stone bands. A number of memorials and sculptures were added to the building over time including a 1914-18 war memorial plaque and a bronze sculpture of a mother and child created in 1874 by Sir Joseph Boehm. The site is now being redeveloped by Persimmon Homes for residential purposes.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2257 0780
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

Hospital (administration block and Main Hall). 1859 by E. Boardman with Thomas Henry Wyatt as consultant. Red brick with ashlar dressings; plain tiled roof. Two ridge clustered chimneys and others to rear. Queen Anne Revival style two storeys and attic. Thirteen first floor windows, symmetrical central porte-cochere has balustrated stone parapet with central scrolled cartouche bearing Royal Coat of Arms and Doric pilasters with alternate brick and stone bands. Main facade has slightly projecting end wings with three windows each.

See Department of Environment List of Buildings for more details.

Press cuttings (S1-S16) in file.

County Number extended to take in the unlisted 20th century nurses homes to southwest. For full details of history of site and buildings see Norwich City Council. Site brief in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 24 November 1999.

1999. Desk-based assessment.
Archaeological records consulted suggest possible Bronze Age activity in the vicinity, but no known sites were noted in this extra-mural area.
See (S18).
D. Holburn (HES), 21 November 2011.

Monument Types

  • HOSPITAL (Post Medieval to Modern - 1859 AD to 2006 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2011. More homes for former hospital site. 12 August.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1999. Hospital site set for homes. 13 April.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2003. Hopes are high for hospital site homes. 10 October.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2002. Old hospital set a principle (letter to the editor). 15 April.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2001. Historic features will be retained (letter to the editor). 9 October.
<S5>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2001. Battle to save hospital wings. 24 August.
<S6>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2000. Spotlight on Sculpture. 26 May.
<S7>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2000. Sculpture is part of our fine city's history (letter to the editor). 3 June.
<S8>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1999. Tribute to victims of war must be saved (letter to the editor). 5 November.
<S9>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1998. Photograph of Norfolk and Norwich Hospital entrance. 4 July.
<S10>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2001. Hospital wings face demolition. 5 October.
<S11>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1994. Classical look for hospital entrance foyer. 1 February.
<S12>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2001. Plans approved for N&N. 9 March.
<S13>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2000. Hospital History. 3 June.
<S14>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2002. Plans are Flying Without Wings. 5 April.
<S15>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2000. The changing faces of a hospital. 29 August.
<S16>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1999. Ideas for N&N site start to take shape. 17 September.
<S17>Publication: Norwich City Council. Sept 1999. Norfolk and Norwich Hospital Site Brief.
<S18>Unpublished document: NAU. Nov 1999. The Norfolk and Norwich Hospital site, Norwich.
<S19>Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2000. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1999. Norfolk Archaeology. XLIII Pt III pp 521-543. p 533.

Related records

Mon 775Parent of: St Stephens Hospital, outside St Stephen's Gates (Monument)
26203Part of: Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, St Stephen's Road (Building)

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