This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TG5207NW CHURCH PLAIN 839-1/12/20 (East side) 27/06/53 No.26 Sewell House
House, now restaurant. Probably early C17 in origins when built as part of No.27 (qv). Rendered and whitewashed brick with re-used timber elements. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys and dormer attic; single window range. Facade built out in 1932 by AW Ecclestone using material salvaged by Harry Johnson. 4-light mullioned cross casement to ground floor salvaged from a house in Row 51. 3-light casement window to first floor, 2-light attic window. Behind this gable is a small dormer, also of 1932. Gabled roof. INTERIOR: C20 winder staircase, roof of principal rafters and one tier of taper-tenoned butt purlins. HISTORICAL NOTE: birthplace of Anna Sewell (1820-78), and house in which she wrote Black Beauty. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North-east Norfolk and Norwich: Harmondsworth: 1962-: 143-146).
Listing NGR: TG5243707954
© Mr Nigel Gallant. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Gallant, Nigel
Rights Holder: Gallant, Nigel
Brick, Pantile, Render, Timber, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument (By Form), Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling
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