Record Details

NHER Number:12289
Type of record:Monument
Name:Globe Inn bowling green


This is the largest bowling green in the country and dates from before 1777.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3310 0955
Map Sheet:TG30NW

Full description

The bowling green behind the Globe Inn is one of the oldest in the country, dating from before 1777.
See (S1).

Septemebr 1979. Visited.
Unhappily now disused, and turned into pub garden set with chairs etc. Can still be recognised as a bowling green by its raised edges. Large disused pavilion behind.
E. Rose (NAU) 26 September 1979

Monument Types

  • BOWLING GREEN (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.
<S1>Archive: Bolingbroke Collection.

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