Record Details

NHER Number:11630
Type of record:Building
Name:Childs Terrace


This terrace of houses has a 15th century gable wall but the rest is 17th century. Prior to restoration in 1976 the roofs were heavily warped.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1553 0860
Map Sheet:TG10NE

Full description

13 October 1976. Visit.
L-shaped block between Church Road and river. Terrace of cottages, equal in height along road but descending in steps to river with roofs warped up like the bows of ships. This feature was lost in a total restoration in 1976. Appear 18th century; (S1) claims 17th century with 15th century west wall. Latter not seen on visit, but interior full of rubble being gutted and so not all visible.
E. Rose (NAU).

(S2) confirms medieval gable wall and house 17th century. Blocked pointed arched window in flint and brick gable wall, with brick head.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Medieval to Modern - 1400 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. Brought back to life. 14 December.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 196.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1976. Old cottages 'saved by stubbornness'. 30 October.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1050782.

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