Record Details

NHER Number:4359
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Littlewell Hall

Summary

This is the site of the moated medieval manor house known as Littlewell Hall, recorded in medieval documents dating from before the 13th century. A slight depression marks the position of the moat, and medieval building material has been found on the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6817 0613
Map Sheet:TF60NE
Parish:FINCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of Littlewell Hall (Ordnance Survey).
Small corner of moat shown on (S1).
The moat has gone and only building debris on a slight rise marks the spot, William de Littlewell owned the manor before the reign of Henry III. See (S2).

Visited on 6 August 1980.
A small depression still exists marking the corner of the moat. At time of visit it was an island of bushes and grass in field of corn.
E. Rose (NAU), 6 August 1980.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Fincham.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1957. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map.
<S2>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 60 NE 14 [2].

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