Record Details

NHER Number:635
Type of record:Building
Name:60, 60A and 60B The Close


A late 16th century L-shaped two storey flint and stucco house, now flats, with a central porched doorway. A medieval wooden spoon was found in one of its walls in 1956.

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Grid Reference:TG 2359 0897
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

60, 60A and 60B The Close.

Febrary 1954. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"Former house, now flats. Late 16th century with 19th-century refacing. Flint, the west facade stucco. Pantile roof. L-shape corner site."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current details.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 January 2018. Amended by H. Hamilton (HES), 8 November 2019.

1956. Stray Find.
Wooden spoon, probably 15th century, found in a wall (dating between 1400 and 1538).
Information from (S2). This discovery was reported in (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 January 2018.

May 1981. Building Survey.
Examined as part of Norwich Survey.
Two storey flint/rubble block with back (east) wing. 19th-century stuccoed façade with period 'Gothick' dressings. North wing with pegged doorframe with double roll mouldings possibly dating to c. 1600. Interiors gutted and rooms rearranged. Roof of main block double butt purlin with original dormer. North wing roof also double butt purlin. The main (west) block appears to date to c. 1600.
See record form (S4) for further details.
T. E. Miller (NLA), 14 July 2004. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 January 2018.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (16th Century to 21st Century - 1550 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SPOON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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. p 230.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1280242.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.
<S3>Serial: 1956. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 3. p 4.
<S4>Recording Form: Norwich Survey building record forms.

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