Record Details

NHER Number:43977
Type of record:Monument
Name:Little Hockham deserted post medieval village

Summary

The only standing buildings in this deserted post medieval village are Little Hockham Hall and farm. Documentary and fieldwalking evidence suggest that the village expanded from this Middle Saxon core in a series of clusters along the edge of the common. Decay occurred in the 16th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 94881 90794
Map Sheet:TL99SW
Parish:HOCKHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

The only standing buildings in this deserted post medieval village are Little Hockham Hall and farm. Documentary and fieldwalking evidence suggest that the village expanded from this Middle Saxon core in a series of clusters along the edge of the common. Decay occurred in the 16th century.
See (S1).
M. Dennis (NLA), 13 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Middle Saxon to Post Medieval - 651 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in serial: Davison, A. 1987. Little Hockham. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XL Pt I pp 84-93.

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