Record Details

NHER Number:18216
Type of record:Building
Name:Dial House, brewery and barn

Summary

Dial House was formerly the Victory pub. It and the nearby barn are probably early 17th century and constructed with some reused materials from the Branodunum, the Roman fort (NHER 1001). The building was extended and altered about 1700 and again in at least three periods in the 19th or 20th century. The rear wing is a former brewery but has earlier origins in the late 18th century. The barn was much altered in the 19th century.

Images

  • Dial House, Brancaster.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7918 4436
Map Sheet:TF74SE
Parish:BRANCASTER, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

House, former Victory Public House, with brewery and barn probably early 17th century, constructed with some reused materials from the Roman fort. Extended and altered about 1700, again in at least three periods in 19th or 20th century.
Rear wing former brewery but has earlier origins in late 18th century. Barn, partly also of reused Roman material but much altered 19th century.
See (S1), (S2) and (S3) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 26 February 1996.

Further report when building restored 1998.
See (S4).
E. Rose (NLA), 27 January 1998.

October 2011. Planning Application.
Erection of new internal staff shower facilites.
See (S5).
Z. Dack (HES), 2 November 2011.

Monument Types

  • BARN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BREWERY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • INN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: HKL 8-13.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1995. Centenary challenge to help our heritage. 20 January.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 214.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: E. Rose. 1996. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1983. Trust appeal for £35,000 help. 3 November.
<S4>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1998. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S5>Unpublished Document: 2011. Planning Application.

Related records - none

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