Record Details

NHER Number:19653
Type of record:Building
Name:Pilgrim's Cottages

Summary

A terrace of cottages, containing reused blocks of medieval masonry, but dating mostly from the 19th century. The cottages are reputed to have been built from the ruins of a medieval pilgrims' hospice, but there is no architectural evidence dating from before the 16th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8163 1513
Map Sheet:TF81NW
Parish:CASTLE ACRE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Range of three cottages containing reused medieval stone.
Built in 19th century out of ruins supposed to have been a pilgrim's hospice, but no work evident from before the 16th century.
Painted bressumer perhaps mid 17th century.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU) 3 November 1983.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • INN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1983. Building Report.

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