The Norfolk Historic Buildings Group was founded in 2000 to bring together all those who appreciate old buildings and who want to learn more about them. Over the past decade it has pioneered the detailed analysis of buildings of all kinds in the county. Why not join us and explore the rich built environment of one of England's largest and most beautiful counties...

Ever fancied having a bash at recording an historic building, but don't know how to go about it? Or want to develop your skills in making clay lump or knapping flints? The Norfolk Historic  Buildings Group runs a series of special events for its members that help them to develop new skills and gain new insights into historic building techniques....



The Norfolk Historic Buildings Group has established a reputation as one of the most  ambitious and active groups of its kind in the UK and has won several major awards for its research and publications (including 1st prize at the prestigious National Archaeology Awards in 2006). It has also attracted repeat funding for its projects from the Heritage Lottery Fund and English Heritage.

Norfolk is blessed with a rich heritage of historic buildings of all kinds, from timber-framed medieval guildhalls to council houses, and from clay lump labourer's cottages to grand country houses. Historic buildings can tell us a great deal about life in the past, from the everyday life of farmers and tradesmen, to the more rarified existence of medieval monks and nuns. The Norfolk Historic Buildings Group sets out to explore them all....