Record Details

NHER Number:28447
Type of record:Building
Name:Post medieval village stocks

Summary

A complete set of oak and wrought iron stocks dating to 1804. These were instruments of punishment in which the offender was placed in a sitting position with their wrists and ankles clamped between two planks.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1635 1920
Map Sheet:TG11NE
Parish:HAVERINGLAND, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

'Stocks' marked on 6 inch Ordnance Survey map but not as antiquity.
However these are indeed a set of stocks (ie a pillory) and appear to be ancient. Despite misleading Ordnance Survey marking they are just on Haveringland side of boundary.
Information from B.S. Ayers (NAU), March 1991.
E. Rose (NLA), 23 September 1991

20 May 1992. Seen only in passing by E. Rose (NLA). A very large and elaborate set, with finials on the posts.

(S1) states this is dated 1804.

Monument Types

  • STOCKS (Post Medieval to Modern - 1804 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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