|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Medieval well at Crown Dairies|
A medieval well about 15m deep, lined with chalk blocks and with an 18th or 19th century brick top.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 8724 8703|
|Parish:||CROXTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
5 December 1979. 3m from buildings to north and east.
Well. Brick top of 18th/19th centuries, base of chalk blocks probably medieval. See newspaper cuttings in file.
Story of 'ancient chapel' unfounded; name of farm probably has other origin.
Further information to come.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 8 January 1980.
However, (S3) speaks of a monastic chapel "near the church". See under 5743.
E. Rose (NLA), July 2000.
- WELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- WELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1979. Determined to get to bottom of well mystery. 6 December. |
|<S2>||Newspaper Article: Thetford and Watton Times. 1981. Spacious period property with Roman well. 13 February. |
|<S3>||Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1805-1810. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Volume Unknown. |
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