Record Details

NHER Number:12226
Type of record:Building
Name:8 to 12 High Street

Summary

This mid 17th century house has two crosswings, one of which does not project beyond the stem block. There are traces of a former attached building at the end of the north wing that may predate the main house. There is a remarkable vaulted cellar probably dating to the 13th or 14th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6112 0316
Map Sheet:TF60SW
Parish:DOWNHAM MARKET, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 2002. Visit.
8 to 12 High Street.
Mid 17th century house with two crosswings, one not projecting beyond the stem block. Interior mostly concealed or altered but some decoration visible. Traces of former attached building at end of north wing may redate main house. Remarkable vaulted cellar similar to other 13th/14th century examples, but dateable details obscured.
See (S1) in file.
(S2) and (S3) of 1997 roof restoration in file.
See also (S5).
E. Rose (NLA), 19 June 2002.

Façade became unsafe and was dismantled in March 2007. Original materials stored with the intention of reconstruction.
Information from (S4).
E. Rose (NLA), 14 March 2007.

September 2009. Delisted.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 17 August 2010.

Monument Types

  • CELLAR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNDERCROFT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SHOP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 2002. Building Report..
<S2>Photograph: Unknown. 1997.
<S3>Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..
<S4>Verbal communication: Eeles, M.. 2007. March 13 2007.
<S5>Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2003. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2002. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt II pp 368-384. p 371.

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