Record Details

NHER Number:14262
Type of record:Building
Name:Unicorn House, 12 The Fairland


An early 19th-century red brick main block, but with a 16th- or 17th-century timber-framed rear wing. The rear still has original window spaces, though these are now infilled with later brick.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0216 0226
Map Sheet:TG00SW

Full description

January 1977. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description excerpt:
"House. Early 19th-century red brick building at front with 17th-century timber-frame wing at rear. Front: red brick with two pitched gable-ended pantile roof with brick dentil eaves. Two storeys. Three windows...Central 20th-century doorcase with fielded panel door. Brick chimneys over gable ends. 17th-century timber-framed wing at rear with red brick infilling and steeply pitched black glazed pantile roof with gabled ends, two storeys and attic, modern casements, ground floor modern garage doors and lean-to."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
E. Rose (NLA), 7 February 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 February 2022.

November 1978. Field Observation.
Seen by E. Rose (NAU):
Unremarkable Georgian main block but rear east to west wing is timber framed with original 16th-century window spaces (not now used), filled with Georgian brick nogging.
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 29 November 1978. Information from record card (S2).
It should be noted that these notes were added before the listing description had been seen.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 February 2022.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, B. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 407.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1171317.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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