Record Details

NHER Number:12207
Type of record:Monument
Name:Belhawe deserted medieval village, Bixley


In Arminghall parish, at an unknown location, lies the deserted medieval village of Belhawe. It had a church dedicated to St Andrew.

Images - none



Full description

At an unknown location in the old Arminghall parish. DMV of Belhawe, with church dedicated to St. Andrew.

Information from (S1) and (S2), who says it was a chapel not a church

Source [1] suggests the actual location is within site 9585 at TG 241 054 where a map of 1779 marks two closes as Chapel Hill. (S2) does not in fact say that Belhawe was actually a village, just a place, and the source suggests it was a hill name.
E.Rose (NLA) 21 January 1998.

Monument Types

  • CHAPEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1901. Hundred of Henstead. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol VII. p 6.
<S2>Serial: Parkin, C.. 1808. Blomefield's History of Norfolk. Vol 8, pp 393-4.

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