Record Details

NHER Number:10195
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval manor house

Summary

It was recorded in 1960 that a moated site in the parish of Topcroft was recorded in 1491 and included a manor house with an inner and outer court and a pasture with several fish ponds. The exact location of this site is unknown.

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Location

Parish:TOPCROFT, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Manor house described in 1491 survey as having an inner and outer court and a pasture with several fish ponds.
See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Site not known - several moats in parish.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FISHPOND (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)
  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---(No record type): Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Topcroft.
<S1>Article in serial: Cozens-Hardy, B. 1961. Some Norfolk Halls. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXII pp 163-208. p 205.

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