Record Details

NHER Number:42921
Type of record:Building
Name:Credence House, 41 King Street


A mid-18th-century three-storey red brick house which is now used as a museum. The listing description explicitly includes the 18th-century front railings that run the entire width of the building and flank the four steps leading up to the door.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 52645 07241
Map Sheet:TG50NW

Full description

June 1953. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description excerpt:
"Marked 'Surgery' on OS map. House, used as a museum since 1981. Mid 18th century. Red brick. Machine-tile roof. Three storeys; three-window range. Six-panelled door to right, the upper four panels glazed. Doorcase with plain pilasters and a hood with modillion cornice...Gabled roof continuous with No.42 to south [NHER 43007]. Internal gable-end stack to north.
INTERIOR: plaster cornice to entrance hall and room to north on ground floor. Arched niche either side of fireplace. Stick-baluster staircase with a ramped and wreathed handrail.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: front door approached by four splayed steps guarded by 18th-century railings with square-section verticals terminating in spear-head finials above a plain top rail. Railings run entire width of house."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 18 January 2006. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 11 March 2022.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (18th Century - 1733 AD to 1766 AD)
  • RAILINGS (18th Century - 1733 AD (at some time) to 1800 AD (at some time))

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 518-519.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1271273.

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MNO4872Related to: Credence House inc area of railings 41 King Street GREAT YARMOUTH (Revoked)

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