Record Details

NHER Number:44550
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval psalter

Summary

A 15th century psalter, possibly from the shrine at Walsingham, was found in the foundations of a demolished summerhouse in the gardens of Barningham Hall in 1756.

Images - none

Location

Parish:MATLASK, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

In 1756 a 15th century psalter was discovered hidden underneath a summerhouse that was being demolished. The psalter may have come from the medieval shrine at Walsingham and was hidden during the Reformation.
See (S1) in file.
S. Spooner (NLA) 10 May 2006

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PRAYER BOOK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. [Articles on the sale of a medieval psalter]. 27 November.

Related records

6569Part of: Barningham Hall (Building)

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