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Baconsthorpe Castle

excavations and finds, 1951-1972

by Carolyn Dallas

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Published by Archaeology and Environment Division, Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service in Dereham, Norfolk .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norfolk (England),
  • England,
  • Norfolk.
    • Subjects:
    • Baconsthorpe Castle Site (England),
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Norfolk.,
    • Norfolk (England) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-112) and index.

      Statementby Carolyn Dallas and David Sherlock ; with contributions from Susanne Atkin ... [et al.] ; illustrations by C.R. Evans, Simon Hayfield, and Sandra Rowntree.
      SeriesEast Anglian archaeology ;, rept. no. 102
      ContributionsSherlock, David., Atkin, Susanne.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.E13 E13 no. 102, DA670.N6 E13 no. 102
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 115 p. :
      Number of Pages115
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3747755M
      ISBN 100905594363
      LC Control Number2003428907
      OCLC/WorldCa51772781

      Baconsthorpe Castle is a moated and fortified 15th century manor house, that was homed to the Heydon family. It combined domestic with defensive elements giving it its castle like appearance. The inner gatehouse was built during the wars of the Roses period in the 's and the outer gatehouse was built in , and was built to show the Location: Baconsthorpe Castle, Baconsthorpe, Norfolk, NR25 6LN, United Kingdom. Baconsthorpe Castle is built on what is thought to have been the site of the earlier manor of Wood Hall. The fortified house was built during the middle and later 15th century. The outer gatehouse and courtyards, with associated barn, were built during the following century.

      Baconsthorpe Castle Description and pictures. Baconsthorpe Castle Description and pictures. Dallas, Carolyn and Sherlock, David Baconsthorpe Castle, excavations and finds, [East Anglian Archaeology, report no, ] Rigold, Stuart Eborall Baconsthorpe Castle, Norfolk. [ISBN , London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, ]. The ruins of Baconsthorpe castle makes a nice safe walk along a track from the campsite. There is a little on site shop and laundry room, even somewhere you can put your freezer blocks in if you need to refreeze them. The nice small town of Holt is 9/10(74).

      Baconsthorpe castle. Views. Related Videos. Upcoming investigation on the 29th February. Ness Point Paranormal. 23 views Today. Popping in to say hello. Ness Point Paranormal. Why favor have So, let's try this, we have to face up to open up with a book of it. We expect it Those are the class of about my full look on. Baconsthorpe Castle was built in the mid-fifteenth century on the site of an earlier manor house known as Wood Hall by John Heydon. His patron was William de la Pole, Duke of Suffolk who was a prominent magnate in the court of Henry VI.


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Sir John Heydon probably built the. Welcome to the Baconsthorpe Village website This site has been jointly funded by the village hall and St Mary’s Church as a resource for the village of Baconsthorpe.

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This supposedly haunted castle is surrounded by open meadows, cattle, horses, a moat and a lake. You almost get the eerie feeling that you’ve gone the wrong way or that you shouldn’t be there. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The early castle. The site of Baconsthorpe was acquired from the Bacon family in Baconsthorpe Castle book early 15th century by William Baxter, a free yeoman. The earliest castle building, the inner gatehouse, was begun by William’s son, John (d), a lawyer who had risen to prominence as a supporter and agent of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk.

Sentry Ghost of Baconsthorpe Castle. In Norfolk England hidden away and nestled among farms and fields lay the ruins of Baconsthorpe Castle.

The castle, which was built in the 15th century by the Heydon family, was constructed despite the lack of a required license to crenellate. Extract from History, Gazetteer & Directory of Norfolk by William White Baconsthorpe is a village and parish, 2 ½ miles E by S of Holt, comprising inhabitants and acres of land.

J T Mott, Esq, the Marquis of Lothian, Hudson Gurney Esq, and others have estates here, and the former is lord of the manor. Baconsthorpe castle is actually Tudor in origin very quiet and scenic location the locals I said people used to live in that castle at the s until it fell /5().

Summary. 15th century flint-faced fortified manor house and tower surrounded by a moat (Baconsthorpe Castle) built by the Heydon family. An outer gatehouse (Baconsthorpe Hall) outside the moat was added in when the older buildings were converted into a factory producing woollen are undated earthworks of formal gardens.

The buildings were. The ruins of the 15th-century Baconsthorpe Castle lie about one mile ( km) to the north of the village. The medieval Anglican church of St Mary was restored in and It contains interesting monuments from the 15th–18th centuries and some 16th-century glass saved from the OS grid reference: TG Baconsthorpe Meadows is on a footpath that is a minute walk to Baconsthorpe Castle.

Baconsthorpe Meadows has a bridal path running along side of the campsite which is part of North Norfolk Council’s Circular Route No 31 – Holt to Mannington Walk. Bicycle Hire. Huff & Puff will deliver hire bicycles to Baconsthorpe Meadows for free.

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Baconsthorpe Castle, Holt, Norfolk. likes 19 talking about this 2, were here. Baconsthorpe Castle is a fortified manor house, now a ruin, to /5().

How to find us Directions. Baconsthorpe Meadows Campsite. Make your way to Holt. Get on the A Turn off the A onto the Hempstead Road (Brown signs to Baconsthorpe Meadows and Baconsthorpe Castle).

Follow the road for 3 miles and Baconsthorpe Meadows is clearly signed on the right hand side of the road.

Blacksmith’s Cottage Bed and. The road down to the castle was not sign posted very well and a few pole holes, no facilities, but its free to enter. Baconsthorpe Castle is just ruins, but a /5(). During Tudor times, later Heydons built Baconsthorpe up on the back of a busy sheep and wool industry – evidence of which has been found in the east side of the castle.

Two long rooms against the east wall, with some 16th century oak-mullioned windows still intact, mark the part of the castle, which was adapted for use as a textile factory.

Baconsthorpe Castle, historically known as Baconsthorpe Hall, is a ruined, fortified manor house near the village of Baconsthorpe, Norfolk, England. It was established in the 15th century on the site of a former manor hall, probably by John Heydon I and his father, on: English Heritage Baconsthorpe Castle, Holt NR25 6LN England.

Baconsthorpe Castle, Holt: See reviews, articles, and photos of Baconsthorpe Castle, ranked No.5 on Tripadvisor among 20 attractions in Holt/5().

It is Baconsthorpe Castle of which I speak, a peaceful place standing proud in the middle of open meadows and farmland with an impressive moat and lake offering an image of its lost grandeur which once was lent to this gentle corner of Norfolk.The campsite is a 15 minute walk to Baconsthorpe Castle – a lovely ruin for children to explore.

The beautiful Georgian town of Holt and Poppy Line Railway are 3 miles away and Blakeney, Sheringham and Cromer are all within a 15 minute on: Pitt Farm, Baconsthorpe, Holt, NR25 6LF, Norfolk. Baconsthorpe Castle is a fortified manor house with the story of a ghost throwing pebbles into the moat.

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