Record Details

NHER Number:388
Type of record:Monument
Name:Tower, City Defences, Barrack Street


In 1978 the City undertook the clearance and restoration of this tower. They discovered around 1m of late post medieval debris and a possible 19th century brick-lined well just outside the entrance to the tower.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23531 09433
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

1978. Clearance and restoration by Norwich City Engineers [1].
Around 1m of late post medieval debris was cleared from around the south west face of the tower and along the south face of the city wall adjacent. A ?19th century well (brick lined) was discovered around 2m outside the entrance to the tower.
Compiled by M. Atkin (NCM).

Monument Types

  • TOWER (Medieval to 21st Century - 1066 AD? to 2100 AD)
  • TOWN DEFENCES (Medieval to 21st Century - 1066 AD? to 2100 AD)
  • WELL (18th Century to 19th Century - 1800 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich.

Related records

Mon 1424Parent of: City Walls - Between Pockthorpe and Magdalen Gates (Monument)
Site 1086Parent of: Tower, City Defences, Barrack Street (Monument)
384Part of: Norwich City Defences (Monument)

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