Record Details

NHER Number:26370
Type of record:Building
Name:4 and 6 Princes Street (with 2 to 4 Elm Hill).


A 17th century corner site house, now shops and houses, with later alterations. It is three storeys high with a cellar. The front walls are timber framed above flint rubble, the rear walls primarily brick. The interiors date from the 18th century onwards, when the building was subdivided. The tie-irons on the rear wall of the Elm Hill wing are dated 1619.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23182 08788
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

Early 17th century two storeyed plus attic corner site building.
Earlier structure provides foundation for some walls.
Front walls timber framed above flint rubble. Rear walls primarily brick.
Princes Street wing had pedimented windows.
Interior 18th century and 19th century when subdivison occurred.
Tie-irons on rear wall of Elm Hill wing have initials RMM (Richard Mann) and date 1619. See (S1). Listed (S2).
R. Smith.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Thesis: Smith, R. 1990. An Architectural History of Norwich Buildings, c. 1200 - 1700. Unpublished Thesis. p 427.
<S2>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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