Record Details

NHER Number:12475
Type of record:Building
Name:Swan Hotel


The Swan Hotel is an undecorated 16th or 17th century timber framed inn of three storeys, with a carriage arch through the middle. The timber framing has been disguised with an 18th century brick skin and pilasters at the rear.


  • The Swan Hotel, an undecorated 16th or 17th century timber framed inn.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TM 2453 8341
Map Sheet:TM28SW

Full description

Large and grand inn. Main block 18th century brick front, ornate pilastered rear and stair turret. Two rear wings, timber framed, at an angle to the main block are said to date from 1551; certainly of late 16th or early 17th century.
See full details see (S1) in secondary file.
E. Rose (NLA), 6 April 1998.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Medieval to Modern - 1500 AD to 2050 AD)
  • CELLAR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • INN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1998. Building Report..

Related records - none

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