Jurnet's Bar

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Location: 169 King Street, Norwich
Open: No restrictions.
Fee: free.
Classification: SubterraneaCellar
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours:  
Address: Wensum Lodge, 169 King Street, Norwich, NR1 2, Tel: +44-1603-306606.
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Jurnet's House is the only surviving example of Norman twelfth century domestic architecture. It was built by a Jewish merchant, big enough to house the entourage of a small fortress. There is no door onto the street but a stone porch and entrance at the side, with a small courtyard behind. The ground floor consists of two large rooms, a shop and a storeroom, which are now used as a clubroom.

The basement is a series of vaults which is used as a pub. There is a pool table surrounded by a comfy couches.