Record Details

NHER Number:2039
Type of record:Building
Name:29 to 41 High Street


This group of medieval buildings on the High Street have been surveyed. No. 31 is probably a late medieval pilgrim hostel with a first floor hall, but could also be interpreted as a 16th century covered wool market. It was later converted into a house. No. 29 is an older medieval shop. Nos. 33 to 41 are a fine 18th century brick house built around a 16th century core.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9339 3677
Map Sheet:TF93NW

Full description

29 to 41 High Street. Group of buildings.
No 31 probably a late medieval pilgrim hostel with first floor hall, but possibly a 16th century wool staple; later converted to house.
No 29 perhaps an older medieval shop.
No 33 to 41 fine 18th century brick house on 16th century core.
See (S1) and (S2).

Medieval bell and spoon found in cellar of no 29.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 16 July 2002.

Monument Types

  • INN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CELLAR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WOOL STAPLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPOON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 93 NW 51.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 598.
---Unpublished Document: Allen, T. A. and Rose, E.. 2002. Letters. 29 and 31 High Street..
---Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 6.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Walsingham (Little) [2].
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Monograph: Longcroft, A.; Brown, S.J.; Brown, M.; Barr, D. and Hinton, I. (eds). 2015. Little Walsingham: A study of historic buildings in a medieval pilgrimage centre. Journal of the Norfolk Historic Buildings Group. Vol 6. pp 126-133.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 2002. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 2004. Addendum to Building Report. Building Report.

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17417Parent of: Foundations of post medieval workhouse behind 29 High Street (Monument)
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