Record Details

NHER Number:5145
Type of record:Monument
Name:Lynford deserted medieval village and church

Summary

There are no remains of the deserted medieval village and church of Lynford. Documents record there being nine tax payers in 1316, ten in 1332, sixteen in 1377 to 1381 and ten in 1428. In 1467 the village was described as uninhabited. Only some 19th century garden walls can be seen on the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8182 9355
Map Sheet:TL89SW
Parish:LYNFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of Lynford deserted medieval village and church. No remains on site; 19th century garden wall and features.
See report in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 9 November 1983.

Appropriate section from (S1) in file.

Documents record there being nine tax payers in 1316, ten in 1332, sixteen in 1377 to 1381 and ten in 1428. In 1467 the village was described as uninhabited.
M. Dennis (NLA), 22 May 2006.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FOLLY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GARDEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GARDEN WALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STATUE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL8193D.
---Publication: Bryant.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Lynford.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology, 51. Microfiche 5:G12.

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