Record Details

NHER Number:12743
Type of record:Building
Name:Westgate Cottage


A flint and brick house, a carved stone bears a date of 1635. The house contains reused medieval masonry, which almost certainly came from Binham Priory, NHER 2081.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9774 4012
Map Sheet:TF94SE

Full description

Flint with brick windows: central stone bears carved date 1635.
Below is a now unrecognisable carved stone.
The quoins are of stone, one set now isolated in the wall by a later extension. One stone block has a sloping socket.
Almost certainly the stone is from Binham Priory, reused. No other house in the street appears to have any.
Visited E. Rose (NAU) 25 August 1977.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Slide: Various. Slide.

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