Record Details

NHER Number:1081
Type of record:Building
Name:1 Mundesley Road


A two storey thatched timber framed house of about 1600, much altered. A brick wing with elaborate plasterwork was added later in the 17th century. A trial excavation in 1974 found medieval layers and pottery that pre-dated the house.

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Grid Reference:TG 2814 3031
Map Sheet:TG23SE

Full description

Timber framed house of around 1600, with formally elaborate detaling, possibly reduced in size. Brick wing added in later 17th century, with elaborate plasterwork. Building much altered in subsequent years.
Trial excavation 1974 found pre-house medieval layers with pottery, and 17th to 18th century occupation.
For full details see report (S1) in file, and excavation report in Urban Survey. Architectural plans (S2), press cuttings (S3) and (S4) and correspondence (S5) in file. Listed (S6).
E. Rose (NLA), 27 May 2000.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SHOP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---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 625.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E. 2000. Building Survey.
<S2>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1982. Family renew thatch link. 22 March.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Wall danger seals street. 12 July.
<S5>Correspondence: Rose, E. (NLA). 2000. Letter to Mrs E. Wilson. 2 June.
<S6>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1373938.

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