Record Details

NHER Number:24106
Type of record:Building
Name:Crown House, Bunwell Street

Summary

This 16th century timber framed house was extended to the west in the 17th century and the second floor was added in the early 18th century. Other alterations were made in the 19th century including replacement of some of the windows. The house is thought to have been a pub at one time.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 1123 9404
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:BUNWELL, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Timber framed house. West end stripped in 1987 revealing 17th century timber frame, with suggestions that eastern end may be older. Inserted upper floor about 1700 and wattle and daub stacks.
See (S1).

June 1981. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Probably 17th century. Timber-frame house, roughcast. Thatched roof with gabled ends. One storey and attic. Modern casements and one small wedge-shaped dormer. Brick chimney stack off centre and at end. Modern porch.
Information from (S2).

1990. Further fieldwork confirms earlier findings.
E. Rose (NLA), 9 March 1990.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: EDY 11-15, FFP 25-27.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1987. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1373602.

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