|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Castle Rising planned medieval town|
This planned medieval town was constructed in the 12th century when the construction of Castle Rising Castle (NHER 3307) forced the relocation of the church and village.
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This planned medieval town was founded when the construction of Castle Rising Castle (NHER 3307) by William d'Aubigny forced the relocation of the church and village in the 1130s. The general layout of the present village implies that it may be a rectilinear plantation but other evidence is lacking.
M. Dennis (NLA), 20 January 2006.
- TOWN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1996. History of our 'green field' towns. 18 May. |
|<S1>||Article in Monograph: Ayers, B.. 2005. Medieval planned towns.. An Historical Atlas of Norfolk. Ashwin, T. & Davison, A.. pp 74 to 75. |
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