Record Details

NHER Number:10168
Type of record:Monument
Name:Boyland deserted medieval village and Hall


The site of Boyland medieval village and successive Boyland Halls, the last of which was built in 1571 and remodelled in the Gothic Revival style in 1804. After the death of the last owner in 1930, the hall stood empty until it was demolished in 1947. A 16th century brick culvert still carries a stream under the site. Planning permission was granted in 2003 for a large new house to be built.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2221 9427
Map Sheet:TM29SW

Full description

Site of Boyland village and Boyland Halls (medieval and 1571, and 1804) demolished in 1947.
Brick culvert of 16th century still carries stream under site.
For full details see file.

Newspaper articles (S1) to (S3) in file.

Monument Types

  • CHAPEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • GARDEN WALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TUNNEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WATERCOURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STAINED GLASS (WINDOW) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM2294 L-N.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 29 SW 2.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 546.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Morningthorpe.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1987. Happy roosting news for bats. 2 July.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2001. [Articles on the planning application of Boyland Hall].
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2003. A mark II mansion. 1 May.

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