Monument record HGR 001 - Little Horringer Hall

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Moat, site of Horningsheath Parva Hall.


Grid reference Centred TL 818 627 (100m by 150m)
Map sheet TL86SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Moat, site of Hall. Two arms of rectangular moated enclosure, unoccupied, isolated close to parish boundary.
Site of Hall marked at TL 8186 6280 on OS. Possible location of house used by Abbot as country seat/pleasure house. The arms of the Abbot and Edward the Confessor (1042-1066) were carved and painted in the 'grand chamber' (Goult, Survey of Suffolk Parish History). The Hall within the moat said to have been built by the last Abbot (who died in 1540), dismantled circa 1759 by 2nd Earl of Bristol (Barker, West Suffolk Illustrated,1907,200).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL86SW8,.

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Record last edited

Jun 7 2002 11:00AM

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