Record Details

NHER Number:15333
Type of record:Building
Name:Ashfords and Grimbles General Store and cottages, The Street


A row of 16th or 17th century timber-framed and jettied cottages. The cottages are rendered and originally had thatched roofs. The cottage at the northern end of the row has exposed timbering and was built seperately to the rest of the cottages.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 1973 9271
Map Sheet:TM19SE

Full description

Row of cottages directly opposite Swan Lane (including Reads Greengrocers and Grimbles).
Jettied buildings; timber framed; plastered over at south end of row. At north end, of separate build, a slightly jettied cottage with exposed timbering. Chimneys and roofs renewed and were thatched until recent years. Probably 16th century.
E. Rose (NLA), 4 October 1979.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTIED HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Photograph of The Street. 17 April.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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