Record Details

NHER Number:7439
Type of record:Building
Name:Brandiston Hall


A 17th century house, dated 1647, which was extended in 1875. The house is said to stand on the foundations of a medieval hospital belonging to Mountjoy Priory, NHER 7754.

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Grid Reference:TG 1409 2156
Map Sheet:TG12SW

Full description

Great house, said to be on medieval foundations of hospice of Mountjoy Priory, Haveringland (NHER 7754).
Present building of 1647 much altered and extended 1875.
Formerly contained 15th century stained glass from a house at Marsham, now at Carr Farm Barn, Besthorpe (NHER 7439).

Signet ring found.
E. Rose, (NAU) 5 February 1990.

Monument Types

  • HOSPITAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1985. [Sale advertisement for Brandiston Hall]. 24 July.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 412.
---Serial: 1961. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1961. No 8. p 2.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Brandiston.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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