Record Details

NHER Number:14263
Type of record:Building
Name:Mansion House, Market Street


A mid-17th-century house in chequered brickwork. It is two storeys high with dormers and has a façade of seven window bays.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0221 0226
Map Sheet:TG00SW

Full description

November 1959. Listed, Grade II*.
Listing Description excerpt:
"A fine late 17th-century house. Red brick with blue headers. Steep black glazed pantile roof with shaped gable ends. Moulded wood eaves cornice. Moulded brick string course at floor level. Two storeys and attic. Seven windows...Central large fielded panel door in shouldered moulded architraves. No 14 to right has fielded panel and partly glazed door with rectangular fanlight and cornice hood on shaped brackets. Moulded brick plinth. Two gabled dormers with glazing bars. Brick chimney stacks one rebuilt..."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
P. Watkins (HES), 20 February 2022.

November 1978. Field Observation.
Visit by E. Rose (NAU).
Mid 17th century. Chequered brickwork, seven bays, two storeys and dormers; upper windows in shaped gables. Moulded string course (two on gables). End and central bays raised, latter with later door, window above blocked. North gable wall has two blank windows on first floor. Two chimneys. Good condition.
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 29 November 1978. Information from record card (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 February 2022.

Newspaper article (S3) in file, uses old name of The Cottage.
E. Rose (NLA), 24 August 2006.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 00 SW 19 [2].
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, B. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 407.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1171125.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1994. Magnificent home that is no cottage. 23 September.

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