Record Details

NHER Number:32918
Type of record:Monument
Name:St James' Green

Summary

This is the possible site of a medieval market. The Green has been built on in the post medieval period, and the extent of the medieval green is unknown.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8179 1555
Map Sheet:TF81NW
Parish:CASTLE ACRE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Possible market site.
The name suggests that it many have been under the control by the parish church, some distance away within the town earthworks.
Many references to its use are in the Holkham archives.
Partly built over, the exact extent not known.
E. Rose (NLA) 15 September 1997.

See (S1) in file, which referes to documents which mention the existence of a market from the reign of Edward I.
E. Rose (NLA), 27 September 2005.

Monument Types

  • MARKET (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Green, E.B. (NCM). Notes.

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