|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of medieval leper hospital, Bartholomew Hills|
The site of a medieval leper hospital, founded in the 12th century. Nothing remains today, although human bones are said to have been found in the area.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 8175 1320|
|Parish:||SOUTHACRE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Hospital of Rochenoss founded 12th century. Dissolved possibly in 1350. For lepers, dependant on Castle Acre Priory. (S1), (S2), (S3).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Human skeletal remains found on site of burial ground, but no trace of church, according to (S4).
E. Rose (NAU).
- LEPER HOSPITAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- HUMAN REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Southacre. |
|<S1>||Publication: Knowles, D. and Hadcock, R. N. 1971. Medieval Religious Houses of England and Wales. |
|<S2>||Monograph: Page, W. (ed.). 1906. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 2. p 450. |
|<S3>||Article in Serial: Sainty, J. E. and Watson, A. Q. 1944. Palaeolithic Implements from Southacre. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXVIII Pt III p 183-186. p 183. |
|<S4>||Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk. |
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