Record Details

NHER Number:15218
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval gibbet

Summary

The site of a gibbet, marked on a map of 1797.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 092 392
Map Sheet:TG03NE
Parish:HOLT, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of gibbet (north of road that formerly continued on south). Marked on (S1), 1797.
E. Rose (NAU), 6 September 1979.

A programme of archaeological work undertaken between 2000 and 2015 revealed no finds or sub-surface remains associated with this gibbet site.
See NHER 61664 and report (S2) for further details.
P. Watkins (HES), 18 October 2016.

Monument Types

  • GALLOWS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Whyte, N.. 2003. The Deviant Dead in the Norfolk Landscape.. Landscapes. Vol 4, No 1. pp 24-39.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Ames, J. 2015. Archaeological Trial Trench Evaluation at The Grove, Gresham’s School, Holt, Norfolk. NPS Archaeology. 2015/1330.

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