Record Details

NHER Number:11564
Type of record:Building
Name:The Pilgrim House and barn, Coast Road


A late 16th century house of flint, with a thatched roof and later alterations. Nearby is a late 17th century flint and brick barn with a thatched roof.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3473 3348
Map Sheet:TG33SW

Full description

15 September 1976. Visit.
House on northeast corner of main road and alley to Watch House Lane opposite Priory gates.
Flint, thatched, slightly projecting upper storey supported on brick buttresses. Small windows in gable wall blocked by chimneystack. Wing at rear along alley in two stages, one higher than the other.
Thatched roofs with hooded dormers. Several blocked or narrowed windows; some blocked with brick, others with flint. 16th-17th century?
E. Rose (NAU).

(S1) lists as 16th century, the rear wing being earliest part.
E. Rose, (NAU) 8 August 1986.

A late 17th century barn also listed, flint cobble brick and thatch.
Three stead, opposing entrances, that to south under 'transept'.
Vertical slits and one 19th century brick buttress. Gabled roof, tiebeams, principals and two tiers butt purlins, collars on straight braces, curved windbracing.
(S2) in file.

Monument Types

  • BARN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • 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 375.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S2>Illustration: Plan of Barn.

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