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Covid alert level for Norwich

The government confirmed on 12 October 2020 that Norwich is in Tier 1 (medium) of the new 3-tier system. Let’s all pull together to help prevent the spread of the virus and avoid further restrictions.

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Listed buildings

A listed building is one that has been placed on statutory lists because of its special architectural or historical interest. Norwich City Council is responsible for enforcing legislation on buildings that have been listed in Norwich.

There are about 1,500 listed buildings in Norwich.

Reasons for buildings being listed:

  • of architectural or historic interest
  • demonstrate a close historical association with nationally important people or events
  • illustrate important aspects of the nation’s social, economic, cultural or military history
  • part of an important example of planning

Grades of listed buildings:

  • Grade I are of exceptional interest
  • Grade II* are particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
  • Grade II are of special interest and every effort should be made to preserve them

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