Record Details

NHER Number:11918
Type of record:Building
Name:Shotford deserted settlement, and Shotford Hall and barn


Shotford Hall and barn stand on the site of Shotford deserted settlement, and both date to the 17th or 18th century. The barn is a timber framed building clad in weatherboarding, whilst the Hall is brick built.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2513 8212
Map Sheet:TM28SE

Full description

Shotford Hall stands on site of village of Shotford, mentioned in Domesday Book. No evidence seen on air photographs by OS inspectors 1955.
Inf from OS card.

Shotford did not have a church but in medieval was counted as part of 'Mendham in Norfolk' and served by a chapel in Mendham churchyard, Suffolk. [Mendham was a single parish split between Norfolk and Suffolk. The Nofolk land was moved to the parish of Redenhall in 1885, the suffolk part retains the name 'Mendham'].
E. Rose (NLA), 1 August 1991.

The Hall is listed as a 17th/18th century brick house of two storeys and attics, with a pedimented doorway; very little detail is given. A 17th or 18th century timber framed barn is also listed.
E. Rose (NLA), 14 November 1994.

Photograph of the Hall in secondary file.

Monument Types

  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BARN (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD to 2050 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD to 2050 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval to Modern - 1600 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 28 SE 4.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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