Record Details

NHER Number:7519
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Haveringland Old Hall


The site of the second hall in Haveringland, dating to about 1580, and replacing the first hall (NHER 7521). It was demolished in 1840, when the third hall (NHER 7518) was built. Cropmarks of the old building can be seen on aerial photographs.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 151 210
Map Sheet:TG12SE

Full description

Site of second Haveringland Hall.
Built around 1580 superceding NHER 7521.
(S1) notes that a plan of 1674 shows it about here, and so does an estate map of 1807 (copy in file under NHER 7521) showing it standing at head of lake.
Demolished in about 1840 when new hall at NHER 7518 built.
See also (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 31 March 1982.

See account in (S3). (S4) reproduces a picture of this building on a map of 1738 showing two slightly projecting wings, a piano nobile and mansard roofs.
It was demolished in 1841, very little material was reused in the later hall, but stone was sent to Swannington rectory.
E. Rose (NLA). 15 September 2000.

26 June 1996. NLA air photography.
Cropmarks of hall site recorded under NHER 30449.
S. Massey (NLA), 24 September 2001.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 1521R - U.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Haveringland.
<S1>Article in Serial: Cozens-Hardy, B. 1961. Some Norfolk Halls. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXII pp 163-208. p 182.
<S2>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S3>Article in Serial: Mackley, A. 1998. The Building of Haveringland Hall. Building a Country House in Norfolk in the Mid-19th Century. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt I pp 111-132. p 111.
<S4>Monograph: Williamson, T.. 1998. Archaeology of the Landscape Park: Garden Design in Norfolk, England, c. 1680-1840.. BAR (British Series). Vol 268.

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