Record Details

NHER Number:8329
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible site of medieval leper chapel, Chapel Field


According to Bryant’s History of Norfolk, a leper chapel was ploughed up at this location. This would fit with the name of the area, which is known as Chapel Field. Fieldwalking here in 1997 recovered sherds of Roman samian ware pottery.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 362 246
Map Sheet:TG32SE

Full description

?Site of chapel (area called Chapel Field)
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

'Leper chapel ploughed up in Chapel Field near Hunser Mill on Ant'.
See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Same site as NHER 11860?
E. Rose (NAU).

1997. Fieldwalking.
Samian ware reported. Not seen.
D. Gurney (NLA) 1 August 1997.

Monument Types

  • CHAPEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LEPER HOSPITAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Stalham.
<S1>Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1900. Hundred of Happing. The Churches of Norfolk.

Related records

11860Related to: Possible medieval to post medieval building remnants and enclosure (Monument)

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