Record Details

NHER Number:12022
Type of record:Building
Name:1 Mere Street

Summary

A late 15th century timber framed and brick house, with a finely carved wooden angle post, depicting an angel. The house has an early 19th century shop front.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 1172 7989
Map Sheet:TM17NW
Parish:DISS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Late 15th century timber framed and brick house with fine carved angle-post of an angel dating to the late 15th century.
Early 19th century shop front.
See (S1).
(S2) says that this building contains the reused timbers of two buildings, but has been so mutilated that no date can be assigned.

(S2) seems to be incorrect – it was based on the ground floor alone. The upper floors show three sections – at the north end a 15th century building perhaps with a queenpost roof removed by a later attic; to the south a 17th century timber frame; to the east an added pile again possibly 17th century. Most evidence is at present concealed however. See (S3).
E. Rose (NLA), 19 April 2006.

December 2011. Historic building recording.
See (S4).
S. Howard (HES), 16 March 2012.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SHOP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..
---Photograph: TGJG Traland. 2011. Historic building record photographs for 1 Mere Street, Diss, Norfolk.. book.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S2>Unpublished document: RCHME. Unknown. RCHME survey.
<S3>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 2006. Building Report..

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