Record Details

NHER Number:2060
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of 15th to 16th century leper hospital

Summary

A leper hospital was founded on this site before 1486 or in 1492 and was dissolved in 16th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9341 3689
Map Sheet:TF93NW
Parish:WALSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of leper hospital (Ordnance Survey).
Founded pre 1486 (S1) or 1492 (S2). Dissolved in 16th century.

15 January 1980. Visit.
No apparent remains of the leper hospital. See NHER 62320 for observations of Baverstock House.
E. Rose (NAU), 1980.
Updated H. Hamilton (HES), 14 August 2017.

Baverstock House, previously recorded under this number, is now recorded under NHER 62320.
H. Hamilton (HES), 14 August 2017.

Monument Types

  • LEPER HOSPITAL (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1599 AD)

Associated Finds - none

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. Walsingham (Little).
<S1>Publication: Knowles, D. and Hadcock, R. N. 1971. Medieval Religious Houses of England and Wales. pp 335, 400.
<S2>Publication: Taylor, R. C. 1821. Index Monasticus.

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