Record Details

NHER Number:18474
Type of record:Building
Name:Greyhound Hotel, 9 St Nicholas Street

Summary

An important early or mid 16th-century timber framed house, altered in the 17th century when a brick façade, a staircase and ornamental coats of arms were added. The ornate carving of internal timber frames suggest that this was a house of some importance.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 1160 8004
Map Sheet:TM18SW
Parish:DISS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

December 1950. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Late 16th century, two-storey and attic, tiles, three leaded gabled casement dormers. Plaster. Brick toothed eaves. Narrow first floor band. Seated brick porch with moulded Jambs and depressed arch. Three three-light mullion transom casements at ground and first floor, extra window above vehicle-way under, right.
Information from (S1).
P. Watkins (HES), 14 March 2013.

1982. Field Observation.
Important early to mid 16th century timber-framed house.
Altered and embellished with facade, staircase, coats of arms etc. in 17th century.
Hoodmoulded windows and porch on the brick façade are clearly 17th century.
The west gable wall of brick may be original, the east wall of the original house is now the west wall of the carriage arch.
Restored 1982.
See report (S2).
E. Rose (NLA) 29 October 1982.

Monument Types

  • TIMBER FRAMED 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.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 302.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: CCB 4a-14a.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1373547.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1982. Building Report.. Building Report.

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