Record Details

NHER Number:46876
Type of record:Building
Name:Gable end and west wall 45m southwest of Church Bridge, Town Street

Summary

This gable end and west wall forms part of the workshop of a builders' merchant on Town Street. It is in fact a substantial part of the right-hand rear range of a medieval lodging or guest house, probably dating to the 14th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5050 0283
Map Sheet:TF50SW
Parish:UPWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Gable end and west wall, workshop rear of Builders Merchants, 50 yards (45m) southwest of Bridge, Town Street. Church Bridge.
A substantial part of the right-hand rear range of the mediaeval lodging or guest house, probably 14th century, now a workshop. Coursed Barnack ashlar on splayed plinth. Two storeys.
See (S1) and (S2).

Monument Types

  • GUEST HOUSE (Medieval to Modern - 1300 AD to 2050 AD)
  • HOUSE (Medieval to Modern - 1300 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Monograph: Watson, W.. 1827. An Historical Account of the Town and Port of Wisbech in the Isle of Ely.. VCH Vol.II.
<S2>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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