Record Details

NHER Number:17911
Type of record:Place
Name:Site of barrow and moot hill for Hundred of Henstead (Stoke Holy Cross, poorly located)


It is recorded that a site referred to as 'Modberge' is known to have existed in the parish of Stoke Holy Cross, and was a barrow used as a moot hill for the Hundred of Henstead. The exact location of this site is unknown.

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Full description

Site of 'Modberge', barrow used as a moot hill for Hundred of Henstead. (S1) and (S2).
Tithe map gives no comparable name in parish.
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 8 February 1982.

Monument Types

  • ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • MOOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Monograph: Lawson, A. J., Martin, E., Priddy, D. and Taylor, A. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia. East Anglian Archaeology. No 12.
<S2>Publication: Anderson, O.S.. 1944. English Hundred Names. p.80.

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