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Norwich Cathedral - Norwich School

Within the grounds of Norwich Cathedral.


As soon as we entered the Erpingham Gate, on the left I saw this old school.


Norwich School.


At 71a The Close.


Also at 70 The Close.


Grade I listed.


Building on right is called Carnary Chapel


Carnary Chapel, Norwich - British Listed Buildings


Chapel. Founded in 1316 by Bishop Salmon. Mason J. Ramsey, Stone with

plain-tile roof. 4 bays above 4-bay twin-aisled undercroft. Door to

undercroft at left-hand side with moulded 2-centre surround and 3 cusped

circular windows. 4 3-light proto-perpendicular windows with pointed

2-centre arched to chapel. Cusped niches with pointed arches and crocketed

finials on buttresses. Partly blocked east window with C19 intersecting

tracery. Polygonal angle-turrets in all but the north-west corner.

Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. See J. Harvey. The Perpendicular Style.


Medieval school recorded in 1240. Established as a royal foundation in 1547 by King Edward VI. Moved to this building in 1553 from temporary accommodation at the dissolved Convent of the Black Friars, St Andrews.

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Taken on July 12, 2011