Record Details

NHER Number:12740
Type of record:Building
Name:Great Yard House, Wells Road


A 16th century two storey flint house, L-shaped in plan, much restored and rebuilt, including a modern addition in Gothic style.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9709 4308
Map Sheet:TF94SE

Full description

August 1977. Visited.
Flint L-shaped house, 17th century.
South gable wall has three pedimented windows in brick, one above the other. Rest of building much restored and rebuilt, including modern addition (in Gothic style).
E. Rose (NAU), 24 August 1977.

May 1983. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
House. 16th century. Walls flint, brick quoins. Roof red pantiles, 'L' plan, 2 storeys. Garden front: 20th century oak mullioned and transomed windows, 3 on S gable under triangular moulded brick pediments. E range 20th century rebuilding in older materials. W range brick plinth quoins and window surrounds. Lozenge pattern diapers red brick to returns. Coped brick parapet N front: 20th century steel framed casements. Gables are least rebuilt part of house. 20th century stacks on gables of N range, and one 20th century stack at eaves of W range return. Transverse beams in single pile N range: basic chamfer and stop.
Information from (S1).

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 677.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1049468.

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