|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||The Buttlands archery ground|
The Buttlands was laid out as an archery ground in 1542. It is now a car park but an archery tournament took place here again in 1991.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 1915 2675|
|Parish:||AYLSHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
Was laid out as an archery ground in 1542, and has been used as such ever since.
Information from (S1).
March 1978. Visit.
But not now! Southern end is a carpark and northern end a jungle.
E. Rose (NAU), 21 March 1978.
Car park extended. Northern end tidied (hurrah!)
E. Rose (NLA), June 1991
- BUTTS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- SITE (placename, Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Archive: Bolingbroke Collection. |
|<S2>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1991. Ancient art on car park. 10 June. |
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