Record Details

NHER Number:18821
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval timber-framed house, 134 and 135 Victoria Road


A medieval timber framed house, which may be a open hall house dating back to the 15th century. The house had been divided into two. It has now been demolished to make way for a supermarket extension.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 1192 7952
Map Sheet:TM17NW

Full description

Originally one house, No 134 has massive woodwork and windows suggesting a 15th or early 16th century date.
Possibly a hall house but unclear.
A massive timber ceiling beam suggests that the building have begun as an open hall house. Opposing doorways suggest the presence of a screens passage.
E. Rose (NAU) 7 February 1983.

2005. Building demolished to extend supermarket.
E. Rose (NLA), November 2005.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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