Record Details

NHER Number:13794
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of 19th century maltings


This large 19th century maltings is a red brick building. There are two sack hoists at the rear and kilns to the east.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9944 1289
Map Sheet:TF91SE

Full description

June 1978. Visit.
Large 19th century malting in red brick. Two sack hoists at rear. Kilns to east. Good condition.
E. Rose (NAU), 27 June 1978.

Owned by F&G Smith of Gt. Ryburgh. Group of three malthouses separated by 5m wide alleyways. All are brick built with tile roofs, replaced in the 1970s with corrugated asbestos cement tiles. Also in the 1970s the south building caught fire and had to be refurbished. They stopped working in the 1980s and at some point between that and a NIAS survey 1994 the buildings were mostly demolished.
See (S2)
W. Arnold (HES), 14 Febuary 2011

Monument Types

  • MALT KILN (World War One to Late 20th Century - 1916 AD to 1975 AD)
  • MALTINGS (World War One to Late 20th Century - 1916 AD to 1975 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. [unknown].
<S2>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.

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