Record Details

NHER Number:13713
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval leper hospital


The site of a medieval leper hospital, supposedly mentioned in a will of 1380.

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Full description

Leper Hospital at 'Queensgate' mentioned in will of 1380 according to (S1).

Informant [1] says that traditionally this is supposed to be somewhere northeast of the church, but this may have been inspired by the moated site.

Monument Types

  • LEPER HOSPITAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 93 SE 11.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Publication: Knowles, D. and Hadcock, R. N. 1971. Medieval Religious Houses of England and Wales. pp 325, 371.
---Publication: Messent, C. J. W. 1934. The Monastic Remains of Norfolk and Suffolk. p 72.
<S1>Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1805-1810. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Volume Unknown.

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