Record Details

NHER Number:6039
Type of record:Monument
Name:West Harling deserted medieval village

Summary

It is reported that foundations were found here by Forestry Commission workers. These may be related to the deserted medieval village of West Harling. This village is recorded in the Domesday Book and Thursmere Street, West Harling is referred to in a document of 1615.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9740 8527
Map Sheet:TL98NE
Parish:HARLING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Foundations reported here by Forestry Commission employees. Possibly part of West Harling village.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

At Domesday this was a berwic of Kenninghall manor. (S1) records 33 taxpayers in 1332; black death relief 1352 48 taxpayers in 1377. 1615 Thursmere Street mentioned in West Harling.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Harling.
<S1>Monograph: Nomina Villarum..

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