Record Details

NHER Number:36310
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Deer Shed


The remains of a post medieval deer house, shown on a map of 1840. A community excavation in August 2001 revealed the cobbled floor of the building and fragments of post medieval building material.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1687 2906
Map Sheet:TG12NE

Full description

August 2001. Community Excavation.
Revealed cobbled surface of a deer house and post medieval finds.
Probably 18th century.
See report (S1) for further details.
J. Allen (NLA), 4 September 2001.

September 2008.
Deer shed shown on Tithe map of 1840. Existed in the early eighteenth century around 1712, with a keeper's cottage.
See (S2) for further information
H. White (NLA), 3 February 2009

Monument Types

  • DEER HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FLOOR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HORSESHOE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • NAIL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: 1840. Tithe Award Map.
---Map: 1840. Blickling Tithe map and award.
---Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 2008. Blickling Estate, An Archaeological and Historical Landscape Survey. NAU Archaeology. 1399.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 2001. Report on an Archaeological Excavation at the site of the 'Bishop's Manor', Moorgate Farm, Blickling Estate and at the Deer Shed and two former RAF sites within the Park. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 656.

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30433Part of: Blickling Park (Monument)

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