Record Details

NHER Number:790
Type of record:Building
Name:The Great Hall, Oak Street


A 15th century two storey flint and brick hall house, remodelled in the 17th century and restored in the 20th. It is set back from, and at right angles to, the street line.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 22603 09436
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

June 1972. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"Former hall now workshop. 15th century, altered in 17th century. Set back from and at right angles to the street line. Two storeys."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current details.
O. Beazley (NAU) 4 August 1989. Amended by H. Hamilton (HES), 8 November 2019.

July 1987. Excavation by NAU.
Flower Pot Court. Constructed as open hall at right angles to and away from street (unusually for Norwich, it was separated from the street by an unconnected property).
Service rooms were further away from street.
The archive associated with this work has been deposited with Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2020.80)
J. Bown (NAU) 11 March 1991. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 19 June 2020.

1987. Norwich Survey.
See (S2), which includes (S3).
T.E. Miller (NLA), 12 April 2004.

Documentary evidence (S4) in file.
T. Sunley (NLA) 8 November 2007.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 290-291.
---Thesis: Smith, R. 1990. An Architectural History of Norwich Buildings, c. 1200 - 1700. Unpublished Thesis. p 422.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
---Fiche: Exists.
---Photograph: ACK-ACL, ECA, ECK-ECM.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051928.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Carter, A.. Building Survey.
<S3>Article in Serial: Barnett, G. N. 1991. The Great Hall, Oak Street, Norwich. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLI Pt II pp 202-207.
<S4>Unpublished Report: Kelley, G. I. 1987. Pre-1830 Documentary Evidence for the Great Hall, Oak Street, Norwich.

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