Record Details

NHER Number:1924
Type of record:Monument
Name:Little Barwick or Middleton deserted medieval village

Summary

This is the site of Little Barwick or Middleton deserted medieval village marked on Ordnance Survey maps.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 803 359
Map Sheet:TF83NW
Parish:BARWICK, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Little Barwick (Ordnance Survey).

R. R. Clarke (NCM) marked as '?village site'. (other information on this card as to church, from (S2), was a mistake for Great Barwick, see NHER1925). G. Becket in (S1) states name Little Barwick does not occur until 1681, but this is site of the lost settlement of Middleton, recorded from 1294 onwards. It never had a church and vanished in late 14th/ early 15th century.
E. Rose (NLA), 22 February 1985.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Barwick.
<S1>Article in Serial: Beckett, G. 1984. The Barwicks: One Lost Village or Two?. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXIX Pt I pp 51-53.
<S2>Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.

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