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List of the medieval fortified sites of the historic county of Norfolk

Certain
Probable
Questionable or Doubtful
Rejected
Confidence is a statement of the site as a medieval fortification or palace
Name
Alternative Name(s)
Type
Remains
Abbot of Ely's fortified house in Norwich Fortified Town House no visible
Antingham Hall moat Timber Castle earthwork
Baconsthorpe Castle Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Bacton Battery Bromholm; Bromely; Bromhill Artillery Fort no visible
Beaupre Hall Fortified Manor House no visible
Berdewell Hall East Thorp Manor Fortified Manor House earthwork
Berry Hall Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Black Joy Fort Weybourne Hoop; Waybourne Hope; Cley; Clay Artillery Fort earthwork
Blackborough End Castle-Hall manor Fortified Manor House earthwork
Blackford Hall Blakworth; Blakeworth; Blackworth; Blackforth Fortified Manor House uncertain
Blakeney Harbour Sconce Blackkey Artillery Fort no visible
Blickling manor of Bishop of Norwich Palace , Fortified Manor House no visible
Blofield manor of Bishop of Norwich Palace , Fortified Manor House no visible
Burgh next Aylsham Hall Farm; Round Hill; Burgh Hill Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Caister Castle Caistor Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Castle Acre Castle Castelli Nostri de Acra Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
Castle Acre Town Defences Urban Defence masonry ruins/remnants
Castle Rising Castle Risinge Timber Castle , Masonry Castle major building
Claxton Castle Claxston Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Crabbs Castle Crabbe Castle Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Denton Darrow Green Castle Hill; Deerhaugh Timber Castle earthwork
Dilham Hall Dilham Castle Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Drayton Lodge Shepherd's Castle Tower House masonry ruins/remnants
East Barsham Manor Wolterton Manor House Fortified Manor House major building
East Harling Hall East Herling Hall Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Edgefield Hall Eggefeld Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Elsing Hall Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Erpingham Old Hall Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Falstoff's Moat Falstoff's Wood; Kimberley Hall Fortified Manor House earthwork
Fincham Hall Fortified Manor House major building
Gaywood Hall, Kings Lynn Gaywode Palace , Fortified Manor House no visible
Giants Moat, Mileham Burghwood; Burwood Fortified Manor House earthwork
Great Yarmouth Castle Kingstonhus Masonry Castle no visible
Great Yarmouth coastal defences St Nicholas Gat; South Mount Artillery Fort , Chain Tower no visible
Great Yarmouth New Mount Artillery Fort masonry ruins/remnants
Great Yarmouth Town Wall Gernemuth Urban Defence major building
Great Yarmouth; The Tolhouse Fortified Town House major building
Gresham Castle Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Hales Hall, Loddon Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Hautbois Castle Great Hautboys; Hautbois Magna; Magna Hautboys; Castle Yard Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Hevingham Bishop's Palace Palace earthwork
Horsford Castle Hill Castle Yards; Horsforth Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Hunstanton Hall Fortified Manor House major building
Hunworth Castle Hill Timber Castle earthwork
Kenninghall East Hall Castle Yards; Candle Yards Timber Castle , Palace , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Kenninghall Place Palace major building
Kings Lynn Town Wall Urban Defence masonry ruins/remnants
Kings Lynn; The Red Mount 'Ladye Hylle Timber Castle earthwork
Langley Abbey Fortified Ecclesiastical site masonry ruins/remnants
Ludham Hall Palace no visible
Lyng Hall, Wood Norton Fortified Manor House earthwork
Mannington Hall Fortified Manor House major building
Marham Castle Hills and Holes Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Mekil Hall Laund Hall; Lound Hall; Saxthorpe Castle Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Middleton Motte Middleton Mount Timber Castle earthwork
Middleton Towers Scales Hall Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Mileham Castle Burghwood; Burwood; Hall Yards; Moleham Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Mileham village enclosure Urban Defence , Masonry Castle earthwork
Morley Castle, Swanton Morley The Island Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Music House, Norwich Issacs Hall; Jews House; Moyses Hall; Paston House; Wensum Lodge; 167 King Street Fortified Town House major building
New Buckenham Castle Bukenham; Bukeham Timber Castle , Masonry Castle masonry footings
New Buckenham Town Defences Urban Defence cropmark/slight earthwork
North Elmham Bishops Castle North Elman Palace , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Norwich Bishop Bridge Fortified Bridge masonry ruins/remnants
Norwich Bishops Palace Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Palace masonry ruins/remnants
Norwich Castle castellum Norwici Timber Castle , Masonry Castle major building
Norwich City Wall and Cow Tower Norwici Artillery Fort , Chain Tower , Urban Defence major building
Old Buckenham Castle Buckenham Priory; Bukenham; Bucheham Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Old Hythe Battery Old Hithe Artillery Fort no visible
Oxburgh Hall, Oxborough Oxborough Hall Fortified Manor House major building
Quidenham Bishops Palace Palace earthwork
Quidenham Vikings Mound The Bubberies Timber Castle earthwork
Raveningham Mill Mount Timber Castle earthwork
Roydon Hall Ridon; The Rey Fortified Manor House earthwork
Scoulton Moat Common Hill; Cobbled Meadow Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Shelton Hall Over Hall Fortified Manor House earthwork
Sheringham and Cromer Cliff defences Linear Defence or Dyke no visible
St Annes House Bishops Palace, Kings Lynn 14 St Ann's Street Palace no visible
St Anns Fort Artillery Fort masonry footings
St Benets Abbey, Holm Fortified Ecclesiastical site masonry ruins/remnants
Stiffkey Old Hall Fortified Manor House major building
The Crutch, Kings Lynn 'ye croche' Artillery Fort cropmark/slight earthwork
Thetford Bishop's Palace Palace uncertain
Thetford Castle Hill Thedford'; Theford Timber Castle earthwork
Thetford Red Castle Redcastle Furze Timber Castle earthwork
Thetford Town Defences Urban Defence cropmark/slight earthwork
Thetford Warren Lodge Pele Tower major building
Thornage Hall Palace , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Thorpe Hall Palace no visible
Waxham Battery Artillery Fort no visible
Waxham Hall Fortified Manor House major building
Weeting Castle Weting Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Weybourne Fort Artillery Fort no visible
Weybourne Hope Beach Defence Wabourne; Wauburne-hope Linear Defence or Dyke no visible
Wighton Moat Whey Curd Farm Fortified Manor House earthwork
Winterton Battery Artillery Fort no visible
Wodehouse Tower, Kimberley Kimberley Hall Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Wormegay Castle Wormgay Timber Castle earthwork
Wymondham Moot Hill Moot Hill in Gristlewood Timber Castle earthwork
Abbot's Hall mound, Aylsham Timber Castle earthwork
Bessingham Moat Yard The Castle; Moatyards; Basingham Timber Castle earthwork
Blakeney Mariners Hill Wellburgh Timber Castle earthwork
Castle Rising Keepers Wood Timber Castle , Siege Work cropmark/slight earthwork
Castle Rising town defences Risinge Urban Defence uncertain
Clenchwarton Artillery Fort cropmark/slight earthwork
Dean's Carr 'moat' Fortified Manor House earthwork
Eccles by Sea manor of Bishop of Norwich Palace no visible
Hawkers Hall Timber Castle earthwork
Hilborough Motte Hilburgh Timber Castle no visible
Hockwold Cum Wilton Timber Castle , Masonry Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Horningtoft Danish Camp Timber Castle earthwork
Houghton Ice Hill Timber Castle earthwork
Merton Park enclosure Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Methwold Old Hall Masonry Castle , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Norwich siegework Siege Work no visible
Old Buckenham Ice Hill Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Old Hunstanton Old Church Mound Timber Castle cropmark/slight earthwork
Scottow Castle Timber Castle no visible
Scoulton Motte Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House no visible
Silfield Park moat Fortified Manor House earthwork
Tateshall in Norfolk Uncertain uncertain
The College and St John's Church, Rushford Fortified Ecclesiastical site major building
Walpole St Peter Timber Castle no visible
Whissonsett Hall Fortified Manor House earthwork

This listing was last updated on Tuesday, April 18, 2017


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