Record Details

NHER Number:7898
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Drayton Hall

Summary

This is the site of 'Drayton Hall', a post medieval great house. A few post medieval farm buildings remain but all of the house has been demolished.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1771 1383
Map Sheet:TG11SE
Parish:DRAYTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1950s.
Building at rear of 'Drayton Lodge' had date 1697 on gable; now demolished
R. R. Clarke (NCM), 1950s.

April 1978. Visit. Lodge Farm.
The 'Drayton Lodge' refered to is not the scheduled ruins (NHER 7854) but a house west of village.
There are still a few outbuildings here called 'Lodge Farm' and a garage. They could well be 17th century.
E. Rose (NAU), 27 April 1978.

Marked on 1st edition 1 inch Ordance Survey map (S1) as 'Drayton Hall'.
E. Rose (NAU) 6 May 1982.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Drayton.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..

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