Record Details

NHER Number:26152
Type of record:Building
Name:17-21 (odd), Pottergate


The former use of these properties is not known but there are now shops and a restaurant. The buildings date to the 16th and 17th century but were refaced in the 18th century and altered in the 19th/20th century. They are made from red brick with pantile roofs. There is a carriage entry to the left hand side with shopfronts to each side with corner doors. A 15th century timber screen was found trapped in the rear wall of No.19.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 22865 08680
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

February 1954. Listed, Grade II.
Former use unknown, now shops and restaurant. 16th and 17th century. Refaced 18th century. 19th and 20th century alterations. Red brick, rendered over No. 19. Pantile roof. Two storeys. Ten first floor windows. Carriage entry to left hand side with shopfronts to each side with corner doors continuous wide fascia over both shops between fluted and banded pilaster consoles. Four rusticated brick pilasters dividing the right hand bays into 2:3:2, the left hand bay being over the adjoining shopfront. Door to right hand side with attached Doric columns supporting Renaissance architrave and pediment. Sash windows throughout with glazing bars. Flat rubbed brick arches with keystone and moulded brick string course and crenelated parapet in brick section. Six dormers with flat roofs. 15th century timber screen trapped in rear wall of No.19. Former dormers suggested by arrangement of butt purlins in roof.
Two adjacent door openings with timber jambs and arched spandrels uncovered in rear wall of street range of No.17.
Information from (S1)

January 1974. Building Survey.
Survey of 17-21 (odd) Pottergate by Royal Commission.
Front range lies under a single roof of twelve bays, and consists of two stories and attics of the late 17th or early 18th century.
See report (S2) for further details.
T.E. Miller (NLA) 19 May 2004. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 16 January 2017.

Monument Types

  • (Former Type) HOUSE (15th Century to 21st Century - 1500 AD to 2100 AD)
  • RESTAURANT (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)
  • SHOP (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 324.
---Unpublished Document: Carter, A.. Building Survey.
---Thesis: Smith, R. 1990. An Architectural History of Norwich Buildings, c. 1200 - 1700. Unpublished Thesis. p 425.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051937.
<S2>Unpublished Report: Taylor, R. and Richmond, H. 1974. 17, 19, 21, Pottergate, Norwich. Building Report.

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