Record Details

NHER Number:8640
Type of record:Building
Name:The Cobbles, Lynn Road


An early 18th century and later house, now offices, two storeys high with a dormer attic. The rendered façade once had two pedimented doorways, but that to the left has been replaced by a sash window, although this is topped by the original doorway fanlight.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7040 9997
Map Sheet:TL79NW

Full description

9 March 1976. Visit.
Listed (S1). Block along Lynn Road with two projecting wings at rear in factory yard. Basically 17th century with herringbone brickwork in gables and typical small square windows each side of chimney stacks in gable walls of rear wings; now mostly blocked. Interior of garrets retain this layout, with small rooms in thickness of walls. Street
façade is 18th/19th century with one Georgian doorcase; another has been removed leaving only the fanlight over a window. Interior has wooden staircase of this date, otherwise late 19th century, in lower floors. In very bad condition, full of rot and rats. Permission to demolish sought February 1976.
E. Rose (NAU), 9 March 1976.

Norfolk Archaeological Research Group (NARG) to make a full survey.
E. Rose (NAU).

Not demolished. Listing Grade II 1985 (S1) dates all to early 18th century except sash windows and dormers, 19th century. Notes barrel vaulted passage from door to inner door; tongue stops to main room beams; butt purlin roof.
E. Rose (NAU), 23 August 1985.

Photographs (S2) from NARG survey in file.

According to (S1) and (S3), now converted to offices.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S2>Photograph: 1976. A2, A3, B7, B8, B9, C10, C11, C12, D4, D5, D6, E10, G7, H4.
<S3>Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 672.

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