Monument record DBN 025 - Debenham Hall or Goslings Hall

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Summary

Straight stretch of water on the N side of Debenham Hall may be the remains of a Med moat.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1620 6263 (124m by 122m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM16SE
Civil Parish DEBENHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Straight stretch of water on the N side of Debenham Hall may be the remains of a Med moat. The OS 1st edition map seems to shw this as L-shaped. More modern maps show a straight section of water (?formalised into a canal). House is timber-framed, C15 origin with C16 and C19 additions (S1). House named as Gosling Hall 1783 and Goslings Hall 1837 (S2)(S3). Now called Debenham Hall. Site of the manor of Giesting alias Gostings or Goslings Hall alias Gostelens Hall - held by the Cheke family in the C15 and later by the Bretton family (S4). A will exists for a William Gosselyn of Debenham, proved 1451 Suffolk.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): Information from T Easton, 1992.
  • <S2> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.
  • <S3> (No record type): OS, 1st edition map, 1837.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Copinger W A. Manors of Suffolk. Copinger W, Manors of Suffolk, 7, 1911.

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Record last edited

Feb 4 1992 12:00AM

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