Record Details

NHER Number:34611
Type of record:Building
Name:Holman House, 18 Market Place


This Regency house was built in two periods - one dated to 1820. Beneath this is a medieval undercroft, perhaps dating to the 14th century. This extremely large brick barrel vault has chamfered ribs and later alterations.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1928 2696
Map Sheet:TG12NE

Full description

Holman House, 18 Market Place.

June 1984. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description excerpt:
"18th century. Red brick, partly colourwashed. Modern concrete tile roof. Two storeys. North façade of three bays divided by pilasters with moulded caps...Central doorway with reeded doorcase and panelled reveal...Gable chimney stacks. Entrance door on west side with reeded doorcase. Good railings and iron balustrade to balcony in central advanced bay on south side."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
P. Watkins (HES), 16 June 2021.

July 1999. Building Survey.
Examined by E. Rose (NLA).
Regency house of two periods, one dated 1820. Beneath this is a very find medieval undercroft, perhaps 14th century. Brick barrel vault crossedly chamfered ribs. Later alterations. Of exceptional size.
See report (S2). This survey is also noted in (S3).
E. Rose (NLA), 15 July 1999.

Monument Types

  • UNDERCROFT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1306393.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E. (NLA). 1999. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S3>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2000. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1999. Norfolk Archaeology. XLIII Pt III pp 521-543. p 522.

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