Record Details

NHER Number:21224
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post-medieval whipping post

Summary

This is a post medieval whipping post. The post was replaced in 1918 using a ship's spar, and again in 1958 using a beam from an old cottage. The manacles may be original.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0198 2378
Map Sheet:TG02SW
Parish:BINTREE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

7 March 1985. Seen. Green by junction of bypass.
Whipping post. Pair of manacles set on top of post. Latter is modern but manacles are presumably original.
E. Rose (NAU), 7 March 1985.

The post was replaced in 1918 using a ship's spar, and again in 1958 using a beam from an old cottage demolished nearby. Not stated if manacles are original.
Information from an undated Eastern Daily Press cutting shown to E. Rose (NAU) 16 March 1988.

Monument Types

  • WHIPPING POST (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SHACKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

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