Record Details

NHER Number:635
Type of record:Building
Name:60, 60A and 60B The Close


A late 16th century L-shaped two storey flint and stucco house, now flats, with a central porched doorway. A medieval wooden spoon was found in one of its walls in 1956.

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Grid Reference:TG 2359 0897
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

Former house, now flats. Late 16th century with 19th century refacing.
Flint, the west façade stucco. Pintile roof. L-shape corner site.
West façade: two storeys, two bays. Central doorway with porch having steep pitch tiled roof and decorated barge-boards.
One four and one three-light. Tudor mullion and transom windows at ground floor and three-light 'Tudor' frieze windows at first floor.
Crenellated parapet and north gable.
North façade: Fragment of gateway on corner.
One off-centre door with 16th century moulded surround.
Scattered 20th century mullion and ransom windows. (S1).

Wooden spoon, probably 15th century, found in a wall (dating between 1400 and 1538).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

1981. Norwich Survey.
Two storey flint/rubble block with back wing of about 1600.
See (S2).
T. E. Miller (NLA), 14 July 2004.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1550 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SPOON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S2>Unpublished document: Carter, A.. Building Survey.

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