|Type of record:||Building|
Rummer Inn is a brick building dating to the 17th or early 18th century, with two very fine shaped gables. There is a two storey 20th century extension to the east. The building was once a public house, although it has since been converted to private residences.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 2340 0236|
|Parish:||STOKE HOLY CROSS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
House, marked Ordnance Survey map as 'Rummer Inn'. Brick (whitewashed) with two very fine shaped gables. 17th or early 18th century. Modern additions on ground floor.
E. Rose (NAU), 8 October 1975.
(S1) in file.
The name (that of a type of drinking glass) is said to be unique, but in 1999 there is a public house of that name in Cardiff.
Compiled by E. Rose (NLA), 20 August 1999.
In fact there were several inns of this name in Britain; it derives from the Dutch 'Roemer' a drinking glass.
E. Rose (NLA), 20 November 2006.
- (Former Type) INN (17th Century to Late 20th Century - 1650 AD? to 1980 AD?)
- HOUSE (17th Century to 21st Century - 1650 AD? to 2100 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 673. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
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