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IoE Number: 386198
Location: THE BRIDEWELL, 4 NORWICH ROAD (south east side)
Photographer: Mr Peter Smee LRPS
Date Photographed: 29 September 2002
Date listed: 14 July 1972
Date of last amendment: 14 July 1972
Grade II

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WYMONDHAMTG1101NORWICH ROAD655-1/9/135(South East side)

WYMONDHAM TG1101 NORWICH ROAD 655-1/9/135 (South East side) 14/07/72 No.4 The Bridewell II Prison and magistrates' court. 1787 with early C19 additions. Red brick. Cumberland slate and pantile roofs. 3 ranges forming courtyard. West range is main block. 2 storeys in 5 bays, the centre 3 bays broken forward under pediment. Central double-leaf panelled door set within timber case. Fenestration of 2-light cross casements under gauged skewback arches. Timber eaves cornice below hipped roof. 2 symmetrical stacks on rear roof slope. Roof is Cumberland slate. South range also 2 storeys. 2 tall round-headed windows mark extent of magistrates' court on south side. Hipped roof with 3 eccentrically-placed stacks. Inner facade to courtyard with 5 round-headed sashes and 2 blind window bays. North block again 2 storeys and hipped. Large late C20 garage extension to house ambulances in courtyard. Scattered fenestration of differing types. INTERIOR. Brick barrel-vaulted cellars. One of holding cells retains heavy timber door without lock. Crash bar and plate intact to exterior.

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