Record Details

NHER Number:26060
Type of record:Building
Name:34 The Close


A 17th century flint, brick and stone house with an 18th century two storey extension to the north and a single storey 19th century front extension. The house incorporates the remains of the medieval priory brewhouse, and a medieval buttress can be seen at the junction of the 18th and 19th century extensions.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23640 08823
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

Formerly part of brewhouse, now house. 17th century with 18th century alterations, incorporating medieval brewhouse. 19th century single storey front extension. Flint with brick dressings. Stone dressings. Pantile roof. Pantile roof on 19th century extension. L-shape plan. Two storeys plus attic. Single storey extension to the left of projecting bay. Hipped roof. 18th century two-storey extension to north of former brewhouse. One bay. Flint ground floor with brick first floor.
Medieval buttress at junction of 18th and 19th century extensions and coinciding stone quoins on rear walls.
See (S1) in file for further details.
Information from (S2).

June 2009.
Structurally unsound chimney to be demolished and rebuilt to engineer's specification.
See (S3) for further details
H. White (NLA), 16 June 2009

Monument Types

  • BREWERY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1600 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Designation: Listed Building Consent.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 229.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Carter, A.. Building Survey.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Thomas, P.. 2009. Design and Access Statement, 34 The Close, Norwich.

Related records

Mon 247Parent of: 34 The Close (Monument)
Site 400Parent of: 34 The Close (Monument)
Site 1895Parent of: 34 The Close (Monument)
Mon 245Parent of: Brewhouse, 34 The Close (Monument)
377Part of: Cathedral Close (cathedral precinct) (Monument)
Mon 1459Part of: Cathedral Precinct (Monument)

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