Record Details

NHER Number:13873
Type of record:Building
Name:The Swan Inn


An 18th century red brick public house encasing a late medieval timber framed building. The house has a wide central doorway with pilasters and a Doric entablature.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 3617 9875
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

September 1951. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description excerpt:
"Public house, 18th-century red brick encasing earlier, probably late medieval structure. Red brick. Hipped black glazed pantile roof with modillion eaves cornice. Three storeys. Five windows...Central wide restored doorway with fluted pilasters and Doric entablature and double doors with fielded panels. Rear door with moulded architrave and pulvinated frieze and cornice. Wing at rear, plastered timber frame and painted brick, pantile roof with gable end, two storeys and attic; casement windows."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
P. Watkins (HES), 12 December 2021.

Fine Georgian, 5 bays, 3 storeys (top smaller), ground floor altered. Central doorway. Dentilled cornice.
Seen by E. Rose (NAU) 19 July 1978.

P. Williams (NAU) reports this is a coating over an older timber frame, possibly 16th century.
E. Rose (NAU) 16 May 1986.

Architects plans (1993) in file, see (S2).

Monument Types

  • INN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • INN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

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. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 525.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1373158.
<S2>Drawing: Various. Various. Architectural plans.

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