Record Details

NHER Number:12486
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Mockbeggar Hall


This is the site of a large hall which became known as Mockbeggar Hall after it was divided into labourers' cottages. The hall was demolished before the late 19th century. A concentration of 16th century bricks, tiles and pottery has been found at the site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 162 049
Map Sheet:TG10SE

Full description

Site of a large hall, date not stated, which was later converted into labourers' cottages whilst retaining its external appearance, hence it became known as Mockbeggar Hall.
Information from (S1).

Winter 1977 to 1978.
Heavy concentration of bricks, tiles, and 16th century pottery? found.
Farmer calls site of an old hall, indicating same site.
Demolished long before 1898.
Scatter centred at TG 1645 0487.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Bolingbroke Collection.

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