Record Details

NHER Number:19541
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval stone fragments from northwest of deserted medieval village adjacent to railway line

Summary

A large 13th or 14th century column base was ploughed up from a field and dumped in this spot with other fragments. The pieces of stone have now been moved to the churchyard.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8245 8753
Map Sheet:TL88NW
Parish:LYNFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1983.
Site of church with 'massive walls' at TL 8245 8753 suggested by [1], but this is unlikely.
See notes and file.
E. Rose (NAU), 18 October 1983.

8 November 1983. Site visited.
Large medieval column base 13th/14th century ploughed up from field and dumped in this spot with other fragments. Probably import from elsewhere.
See discussion in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 9 November 1983.

30 September 1993. Visit.
Stones still in same place, but Forestry Commission may try to have them moved to the church.
E. Rose (NLA), 1 October 1993.

January 1994.
Indeed stone removed to churchyard.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: CLU 22-23- N.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.

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