Record Details

NHER Number:15778
Type of record:Building
Name:No 3 Market Street


No 3 is one of the most interesting buildings on the north side of Market Street. It is a timber-framed and jettied building, with a two-storey early 16th-century hall at the rear, which has jetties and moulded window mullions. The street façade has a large and unusual tiebeam on the first floor and an a 16th century inserted ceiling with possible loading door. Also of not is a late 19th-century butchers shopfront entered in the middle through a late 17th-century door under an unusual light.

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Grid Reference:TG 1092 0155
Map Sheet:TG10SW

Full description

December 1950. Listed, Grade II*.
Listing Description excerpt:
"House and shop, now solely commercial. Early 16th century with later alterations. Timber-framed with brick. Roof of black glazed pantiles. Two storeys. 19th-century butchers' shop front entered through central late 17th-century double-leaf panelled doors. Over door is a 17th-century light formed of a central roundel with radial glazing bars. Ventilation grills over windows. Further display windows to right. Jettied first floor, with exposed studwork. Three three-light late 18th-century casements with metal openings. Bell-based gabled roof. Internal gable-end stack to west. Passage to left of elevation leads to rear. Two-storey gabled cross wing to rear with brick skin and 18th-century sash windows with glazing bars. North of this is a timber-framed lower hall range with underbuilt jetty. To left of central door is a five-light ovolo-moulded timber mullioned window. To the right one three-light 18th-century casement..Gabled roof.
Interior not inspected but likely to be of considerable interest."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2021.

Timber framed jettied building, early 16th-century with hall at rear. Street block has large, unusual tiebeam at first floor and inserted ceiling, ?late 16th century; possible loading door, and ?late gable stack. Rear wing not examined in detail.
For more details see report (S2) in secondary file.
E. Rose (NLA), 7 November 1996.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval to 21st Century - 1500 AD? to 2100 AD)
  • HOUSE (Medieval to 21st Century - 1500 AD? to 2100 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Medieval to 21st Century - 1500 AD? to 2100 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. pp 800-801.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: BPF 19; HNF 1-5.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1196679.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E. (NLA). 1996. Building Report.. Building Report.

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