Record Details

NHER Number:40615
Type of record:Building
Name:Cobwebs, formerly The Green formerly The House, Boosey's Walk

Summary

This early 16th century timber framed house has wattle and daub infill and a black glazed pantile roof. Documents suggest there was a butcher's shop on this site. Excavations for building work uncovered a square brick structure, possibly a 16th century blood hole. Finds included a copper alloy candle snuffer and medieval pottery from below the kitchen floor.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 08915 90438
Map Sheet:TM09SE
Parish:NEW BUCKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1978. The Green under renovation.
House stands in the southeast corner of the market place, and is the most easterly in a terrace of three jettied cottages thought to date to the 16th century. The present kitchen seems to be a later extension to the cottage.
Excavations for building work revealed a copper alloy candle snuffer and medieval pottery from below the kitchen floor.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
See notes in file.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 21st July 2004.

February 1984. Listed, Grade II.
Early 16th century house. Timber framed with rendered wattle and daub infill and roof of black glazed pantiles. Hipped roof with ridge stack and subsidiary stack to south roof slope.
Information from (S1).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 20th July 2004.

Previously NHER 9200 context 6.

Monument Types

  • (Former Type) BUTCHERS SHOP (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • (Former Type) KILL SITE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (15th Century to 19th Century - 1500 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CANDLE SNUFFER (Undated)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 559; Pl 67.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1306621.

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9200Part of: New Buckenham, a medieval planned town (Monument)
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