Record Details

NHER Number:50688
Type of record:Monument
Name:Earthworks of possible medieval to post medieval building platforms

Summary

Earthworks of a possible medieval building platform and incomplete enclosure are visible on aerial photographs. The adjacent Union Farm stands on the site of the medieval manor of Rougholm (NHER 2822). It is likely that these earthworks relate to the medieval manor or to the post medieval farm that later stood on the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9761 1675
Map Sheet:TF91NE
Parish:GRESSENHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

November 2007. Norfolk NMP
Earthworks of a possible medieval building platform and incomplete enclosure are visible on aerial photographs (S1). These earthworks are located immediately to the southeast of Union Farm. A rectangular earthwork platform is present measuring 24m by 16m in size. It is partly surrounded by a narrow ditch and bank. To the northeast of the platform is an L-shaped ditch possibly defining an incomplete enclosure or former platform. Union Farm stands on the site of the medieval manor of Rougholm (NHER 2822). It is likely that these earthworks relate to the medieval manor or the post medieval farm that later stood on the site.
J. Albone (NMP), 12 November 2007.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING PLATFORM (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ENCLOSURE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FARMSTEAD (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 3G/TUD/UK51 5207-8 31-JAN-1946 (NHER TF 9716A / TF 9716C).

Related records

2822Related to: Site of St Nicholas' Chapel, Rougholme and Union Farm (Monument)
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