Record Details

NHER Number:46122
Type of record:Building
Name:Wayland Hall, Middle Street


This Civic Hall was built in 1853 by E. B. Lamb. It is constructed from red brick with gault brick dressings and has a corrugated tile roof. It stands two storeys high and has a narrow facade. The interior is unimaginative but includes a hammerbeam roof in the main hall of light scantling. The Hall occupies an important visual position in the town.

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Grid Reference:TF 9158 0084
Map Sheet:TF90SW

Full description

Civic Hall. Built in 1853 by E. B. Lamb. Red brick with gault brick dressings and corrugated tile roof. Two storeys. Narrow facade. Three-light cross casement window to ground floor under flat head flanked by single-light windows. Relieving arch over central window. First floor windows similar with two-light central casements. Circular roof light. Interior unimaginative but includes hammerbeam roof in main hall of light scantling. Occupies important visual position.

Monument Types

  • TOWN HALL (19th Century to 21st Century - 1853 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 753-754.

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