Record Details

NHER Number:26184
Type of record:Building
Name:7 St Giles Street


This former office is now a cafe. It dates to 1899-1900 and is made from yellow ochre-coloured terracotta on a granite base with a plain tile roof. It occupies a corner site and the 20th century ground floor front conceals parts of an earlier facade. There is a blue diamond frieze below a Corinthian cornice. The office was built for the Norfolk Daily Standard.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 22851 08584
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

April 1986. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description excerpt:
"Former office now cafe. 1899-1900. G.S. Skipper. Yellow ochre coloured terra cotta on granite base. Plain tile roof. Two storeys plus attic storey. Corner site. 20th-century ground floor front concealing parts of earlier façade...Circular corner turret with mullion and transom windows and domes. Square end turret with rectangular top lights and a pagoda roof with finial.
The office was built for the Norfolk Daily Standard."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
P. Watkins (HES), 16 March 2021.

Monument Types

  • OFFICE (19th Century to 21st Century - 1899 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 315.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2012. Look up and admire the man. 21 December.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1290700.

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