Monument record DBN 025 - Debenham Hall or Goslings Hall
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 1620 6263 (124m by 122m) (Centred on)|
|Civil Parish||DEBENHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (3)
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.
- <S1> SSF7732 (No record type): Information from T Easton, 1992.
- <S2> SSF7563 Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.
- <S3> SSF12858 (No record type): OS, 1st edition map, 1837.
- <S4> SSF50037 Bibliographic reference: Copinger W A. Manors of Suffolk. Copinger W, Manors of Suffolk, 7, 1911.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Feb 4 1992 12:00AM