Record Details

NHER Number:11520
Type of record:Monument
Name:Calvelly deserted medieval village


The deserted medieval settlement of Calvelly, mentioned in the Domesday Book. The village has entirely disappeared, and its exact location is not known.

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Full description

Calvelly DMV mentioned in Domesday. (S1) says destroyed 'some centuries ago'. Site not known; not found on air photographs by Ordnance Survey inspectors in 1956, but Calvely Hall preserves the name (0150 0510). Information
from Ordnance Survey card.

Monument Types

  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Allison, K. J. 1955. The Lost Villages of Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXI pp 116-162. p 145.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 00 NW 8.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1805-1810. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Volume Unknown. pp 240-243.

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