Monument record OTY 006 - High House

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High House - circa 1500.


Grid reference Centred TM 2122 5494 (95m by 75m)
Map sheet TM25SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

High House - circa 1500. Standing building.
"Notable cornerposts, chimneystack and external staircase turret. Interior with fine hall, carved bressumer, parlour/solar with dragon beam, moulded and carved ceilings, newel stair and huge cheese room reveals importance and wealth of Armiger family." (S1).
Did not belong to Armiger family. Recorded probable ownership in 1572 by the GOSNOLD family and probably built by them circa 1530-50 (S2).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <R1> (No record type): DOE (HHR), Suffolk Deben, 1949-1970.
  • <S1> (No record type): Excursions 1982, PSIA, 35, 1983, (3), 242.
  • <S2> (No record type): Todd Mrs D, July 1995.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 20, 1930, 99-100.

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Record last edited

Aug 23 1995 12:00AM

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