Record Details

NHER Number:3607
Type of record:Building
Name:Eastgate House, formerly Freebridge Lynn Union Workhouse


This house used to be Gayton Workhouse. It was designed in 1836 by Donthorne. It has now been partly demolished and converted into housing.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7359 2109
Map Sheet:TF72SW

Full description

Former workhouse, 1836 by Donthorne. Partly demolished.
E. Rose (NLA).

Monument Types

  • WORKHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF7321 A,E-L.
---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Stacey, J.. 1995. The Old Workhouse, Gayton. Planning Application.. 18 February.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 353.
---Photograph: Eastgate House, Workhouse. Print.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: BVH, BVJ 1-3.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1991. Ex-workhouse for homes?. 22 February.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1998. An Englishman's home is his… workhouse. 23 January.

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