Record Details

NHER Number:13084
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval castle, Scottow

Summary

The reputed site of a medieval castle. A 19th century documentary source noted that earthworks remained at that time, but nothing can be seen today.

Images - none

Location

Parish:SCOTTOW, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

(S1) notes that the earthworks of the Fitzrauf's castle remain near Scottow Mere.
18 January 1978.

Area searched by E. Rose (NAU).
Neither the landowner nor occupants of Westwick Old Hall, nor the old lady who has lived all her life at Workhouse Corner (NHER 13085) have heard this story.
No traces on ground.

Suspicious crescent of trees marked by Ordnance Survey at 2649 2440 has gone.

Monument Types

  • CASTLE (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>Serial: Bryant, T. H.. 1898-1915. The Churches of Norfolk. Vols 1-19. Vols 1-19..

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