Record Details

NHER Number:21173
Type of record:Monument
Name:Dussindale valley battle site

Summary

The valley known as Dussindale is the site where Kett and his rebels were defeated by the Earl of Warwick's army in August 1549. Boundary Lane now runs along the valley.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2834 0930
Map Sheet:TG20NE
Parish:GREAT AND LITTLE PLUMSTEAD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
POSTWICK WITH WITTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
THORPE ST ANDREW, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Battlefield.
Site of Dussindale, where Kett's rebels met with the Duke of Warwick's army on 27th August 1549.
Valley sloping southwards as shown by contour lines on (S1), followed by Boundary Lane and Green Lane South.
See documentary research in (S2) and (S3).
E. Rose (NAU), 22 February 1985.

Monument Types

  • BATTLEFIELD (16th Century - 1549 AD to 1549 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Champion, M. 2001. Kett's Rebellion 1549: A Dussindale eyewitness?. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt IV pp 642-645.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. First edition six inch map.
<S2>Article in Serial: Carter, A.. 1984. The Site of Dussindale. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXIX Pt I pp 54-62.
<S3>Serial: Norfolk Research Committee Bulletin. Vol 33, p 15. p 15.

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