Record Details

NHER Number:13239
Type of record:Monument
Name:Hall Farm, site of Suffield Hall

Summary

This is the site of Suffield Hall, an Elizabethan building which was partially demolished in 1825. The exterior of the current house is early 19th century, and no older work is visible. The current owner of this property, which is now a farm, knew of no earlier part surviving.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2313 3159
Map Sheet:TG23SW
Parish:SUFFIELD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Suffield Hall was an Elizabethan building, but was partially demolished in 1825.
Information from the NCM Bolingbroke Collection.
The whole exterior of the house is early 19th century.
No older work is visible and the farmer knows of none.
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 5 November 1981.

UEA farm survey of farm buildings in file; they seem to be of the same date as the present hall. The usual legend of a tunnel to the church is mentioned.
Compiled by E. Rose (NLA), 19 July 1993.

Monument Types

  • (Former Type) GREAT HOUSE (16th Century to 19th Century - 1558 AD? to 1825 AD?)
  • FARMSTEAD (16th Century to 21st Century - 1558 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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