Record Details

NHER Number:39354
Type of record:Building
Name:Potter Heigham Chalets

Summary

A group of small inter-war chalets, built in a range of pseudo-vernacular styles. The chalets are built of iron or wood framing and are covered in weatherboarding or painted corrugated iron. Some of the chalets are thatched and have false timber framing. This is the largest concentration of this type of inter-war chalet in Broadland.

Images

  • One of the distinctive inter-war chalets built in vernacular style on the River Thurne  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TG 42745 18866
Map Sheet:TG41NW
Parish:MARTHAM, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK
POTTER HEIGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
REPPS WITH BASTWICK, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

Interwar Chalet bungalows.
See (S1) in file.
See also NHER 39355.
D. Gurney (NLA), 27 May 2003.

(S1) describes the chalets in more detail; they were built in a range of pseudo-vernacular style, with low pitched roofs, ornamental finials and veranda's facing the River Thurne. The chalets are built of light wood or iron framing, covered with weatherboarding or painted corrugated iron. Some of the chalets are thatched and have false timber-framing, and some have a small thatched boathouse. This is the largest concentration of such chalets in Broadland.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 28 April 2006

Monument Types

  • BUNGALOW (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)
  • HOUSE (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2015. Waterside chalets will be protected in special heritage list. 11 July.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Williamson, T.. 2002. Report for Broads Authority.

Related records - none

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