|Type of record:||Building|
This late 19th century building of grey brick and ornate iron gates stands on the site of an earlier building with a pre Reformation date.
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|Grid Reference:||TM 06836 95867|
|Parish:||BESTHORPE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
In the 18th century the rectory at Besthorpe was recorded as having on the chimney piece:
'All you that sitt by thys fire warming
Pray for the sowle of Sir Iohn Downyng'
In other words a pre-Reformation date
The present old rectory (not listed) is a large late 19th century house of grey bnrick with ornate iron gates; the caretaker believes its stands on the original site.
E. Rose (NLA), 11 January 2005.
- HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- GATE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||*Verbal Communication: Caretaker. 2005. [unknown]. 10 January. |
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