Record Details

NHER Number:11594
Type of record:Building
Name:Star Inn, Oak Street


This small 17th century flint mansion has shaped brick gable walls and an original pantiled roof. There is a massive two storeyed porch and a double chimney on the north gable. A well was discovered here in 1984.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9182 2985
Map Sheet:TF92NW

Full description

Septemebr 1976. Visit. Star Inn, Oak Street.
Small 17th century mansion. Flint with brick gable walls. Shaped gables at each end of original pantiled roof, massive two storeyed porch with round headed arch flanked by two 'lancets'. Double chimney on north gable.
E. Rose (NAU), 30 September 1976.

July 1984.
Well 12.8m (14 feet) deep discovered and filled in.
E. Rose (NAU), 9 July 1984.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • INN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WELL (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. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 460.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2009. Town's historic star pub all set to shine once more. 10 June.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2010. Mystery over the future of old pub. 14 October.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2013. New bid to turn town's oldest pub into a home. 20 June.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Dereham and Fakenham Times. 1984. Ancient well found at inn. 6 July.

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