Record Details

NHER Number:851
Type of record:Monument
Name:St Saviour's Hospital, Coslany

Summary

St Saviour's Hospital was founded before 1297, and may have been dissolved in the late 14th century. The location of this hospital is uncertain, but may fall in the parish of St Saviour (NHER 597) or St Michael-at-Coslany. It is recorded that some medieval remains, which may derive from the hospital, are incorporated in later buildings on the west site of Magdalen Street down Elephant Yard and Bishop's Court, nearly opposite St Saviour's Church.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2312 0928
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

Founded before 1297 - dissolved ?in late 14th century.
'Blomefield places the site of this hospital in the parish of St Michael-at-Coslany, but other authorities have stated it to be in St Saviour's parish - hence the dedication of this hospital. There are some medieval remains incorporated in later buildings on the west side of Magdalen Street down Elephant Yard and Bishop's Court, nearly opposite St Saviour's Church'. See (S1).

Monument Types

  • HOSPITAL (Medieval - 1297 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Publication: Messent, C. J. W. 1934. The Monastic Remains of Norfolk and Suffolk. p 61.
<S2>Publication: Knowles, D. and Hadcock, R. N. 1971. Medieval Religious Houses of England and Wales. pp 329, 382.
<S3>Monograph: Page, W. (ed.). 1906. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 2. p 57.

Related records

597Part of: St Saviour's Church, Magdalen Street, Norwich (Building)

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