2-4 Lion and Castle Yard (Grade II)

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Original build: 17th Century
Project dates: 1993-1996
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Location: 2-4 Lion and Castle Yard Timberhill Norwich, Norfolk NR1 3JT

The last two 17th century weavers’ cottages left unrestored in the City. Located just off Timberhill, they were comprehensively renovated with one roof re-thatched, which required agreement with neighbouring owners, before initially being let to a charity as office accommodation, with the freehold subsequently sold as an investment property in 2000.

14 Tombland, Augustine Steward’s House (Grade II*)

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Project dates: 1992-1995
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Location: 14 Tombland Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1HF

A building of major historical and architectural importance on one of the City’s most historic open spaces. Facing on to the old Saxon market place, the house was built for Augustine Steward, three times mayor of Norwich between 1540 and 1556, and was headquarters to the royal forces that crushed Kett’s Rebellion in 1549. The… Read more »

31-33 Church Lane, Eaton (Grade II)

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Original build: 17th Century
Project dates: 1992-1995
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Location: 31-33 Church Lane Eaton, Norfolk NR4 6NW

The Trust’s first major collaboration with a private property owner. It was approached by Roy’s of Eaton, owners of a supermarket (now owned by Waitrose) adjacent to the listed property, when the City Council required restoration of a 17th Century cottage and a group of outhouses for residential use as a condition of granting planning… Read more »

11-15 Fye Bridge Street (Grade II*)

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Original build: 16th Century
Project dates: 1989-1990
Project cost: £915,000
Location: 11-15 Fye Bridge Street Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1LJ

Known as the King of Hearts Arts Centre, this was the Trust’s most complicated, expensive and successful project to date. During restoration of a rundown group of shops the rather ordinary street frontage and highly subdivided interior was discovered to conceal the major part of a very large courtyard house with two halls, one above… Read more »

2-4 St Andrew’s Hill (Grade II)

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Original build: 16th Century
Project dates: 1991-1992
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Location: 2-4 St Andrew's Hill Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1AD

A small group dating from the 16th Century, with extensive 17th Century additions, now leased from the council on a 125-years term at a peppercorn rent. It was restored to provide two maisonettes, sold on 125-year sub-leases, and a lock-up shop which is let. The Trust has also recently replaced the door set in a… Read more »