Beaupre Hall

  • Hall Road, Outwell, Norfolk
  • OSGB – TF 514 045

 

Post/Medieval moat and chapel.

 

14th C                          Beaupre family held the Hall.

15th C                          c: Moat and chapel.

1500-1530                   Built by Nicholas Beaupre and his wife Christian Foderinghey. Corners were fortified with semi-Gothic spirelets.

1531-1570                   Gatehouse added  facing the south east. Possibly built by Edmonde Beaupre, who married Margaret, daughter of Sir John Wiseman, 15th Earl of Oxford’s servant.

1538                            Dorothy Beaupre was born at the Hall.

1539                            Sir Robert Bell jnr was born at the Hall.

1559                            Dorothy Beaupre died at the Hall.

1560                            Mary (Margaret) Bell was born at the Hall.

1562                            Edmund Bell was born at the Hall.

1564                            Robert Bell 3rd was born at the Hall.

1564                            Sinolphus Bell was born at the Hall

1567                            Edmonde Beaupre died without issue, it passed to Sir Robert Bell.

1569                            Beaupre Bell was born at the Hall

1570                            c: A new building was added to the south west end of the gatehouse.

1571-1577                   Renovations and additions included the demolition and subsequent rebuilding of the east wing. Porches added to each side of the north east section. Wing added to the south east of the north east section. Gatehouse rebuilt.

1572                            Dorothy Bell was born at the Hall.

1574                            Philip Bell was born at the Hall.

1577                            Francis Bell was born at the Hall.

1577                            22nd July: Sir Robert Bell died at Beaupre Hall.

16th C                          Built by the Beaupre family.

17th C                          Fireplace

18th C                          Paneling.

1939-1945                   World War II: Used by the RAF.

1966                            Demolished.

1978                            Field Investigation.

20th C                          Early: Abandoned.

 

 

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