The Norwich Society

Events Site Visits / Trips Out

Visit to the Marble Hall

  • Tue 6 Aug 2019
  • Open to all
  • Meet in the Foyer, Aviva, 8 Surrey Street, Norwich, NR1 3NX
  • 4:00 pm
  • £10.00 non-members / £7.00 members

Built by George Skipper, beginning in 1900. The interior is a sumptuous homage to the English Renaissance fashioned from 15 kinds of marble which were destined for Westminster Cathedral. The cost proved too much for the Cathedral authorities, but Skipper persuaded Norwich Union to buy the entire consignment and he used it to stunning effect