|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||8, Surrey Street (former Norwich Union Office)|
This office was built in 1903-04 by G. J. Skipper from Clipsham stone. It is set back from the street line with single-storey projecting wings. It was designed in a Neo-Baroque style and has an extremely fine marbled interior and panelled boardroom. 16th century glass from Surrey House is incorporatd in the former solicitor's office on the first floor.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 23055 08149|
|Parish:||NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK|
Office, 1903-04 by G. J. Skipper. Clipsham stone. Roof not visible. Set back from street line with single-storey projecting wings. Neo-Baroque style. Two storeys outer bays and three storeys centre bays. Five bays A:B:B:B:A.
Extremely fine marbled interior and panelled boardroom. 16th century glass from Surrey House in former solicitor's office on the first floor. Fine Adam style fireplace (reputedly from Surrey House) in first floor committee room.
See List of Buildings for further details.
The stained glass in question has now been given to Norwich Cathedral.
1983. Norwich Survey.
See (S1), which includes (S2).
T.E. Miller (NLA) 18 January 2006.
See press cuttings (S1), (S2), (S3), (S4) and (S5) in file.
T. Sunley (NLA) 25 October 2007.
- OFFICE (Modern - 1903 AD to 2050 AD)
- ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- STAINED GLASS (WINDOW) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- Listed Building
- Listed Building
Sources and further reading
|---||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2011. City School will be the first of its kind.. 23 August. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Unpublished document: Carter, A.. Building Survey. |
|<S1>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 21 Feb 2003. |
|<S2>||Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans.. |
|<S2>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 10 Sept 1997. |
|<S3>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1 June 1991. |
|<S4>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 22 Dec 2000. |
|<S5>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 6 Jan 1996. |
|Site 880||Parent of: 22-24 All Saints Green (Monument)|
|Mon 1102||Part of: Surrey Street (Monument)|
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