Record Details

NHER Number:42781
Type of record:Building
Name:King's Head Inn


Timber framed inn, possibly dating from as early as the 15th century.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 16825 82479
Map Sheet:TM18SE

Full description

Timber framed inn, ground floor plastered, first floor with mock Tudor cladding. Gabled roof, retiled before 1973. Two storeys and attic. Five windows. Moulded doorcase with fanlight. Two dormers. Good brick chimney stack with four octagonal shafts with moulded bases. Rear wing with large mullioned and transomed window. 17th century. (S2)
(S1) in file claims the building is 15th century but gives no evidence for this. Notes proposed conversion to residential but building is still shown as a public house on GIS.
E. Rose (NLA), 13 December 2005.

Monument Types

  • INN (Medieval to Modern - 1400 AD? to 2050 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Medieval to Modern - 1400 AD? to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Newspaper Article: 1973. Eastern Daily Press. 6 August.
<S2>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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