Record Details

NHER Number:44457
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible site of a manor house

Summary

The possible site of a medieval manor house, mentioned in 1307 as lying within the deer park (NHER 16277). This site was previously recorded as part of NHER 11676.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 305 878
Map Sheet:TM38NW
Parish:EARSHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 2006.
This site was previously part of NHER 11676 but is now recorded separately as it is not associated with the cropmarks under that number. The relevant text from the original record is copied below.
J. Albone (NMP), 27 April 2006

July 1980. Visit.
On (S1), original seen at Park Farm [1] this field is marked as 'The Earls'. This suggests it is the site of the manor house mentioned by (S2) as recorded in 1307, at centre of park. Field under potatoes when visited.
E. Rose (NAU), 3 July 1980.

Monument Types

  • MANOR HOUSE? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Copy of Earsham Park Farm Map.
<S2>Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1805-1810. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Volume Unknown.

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