Buckenham Priory: Old Buckenham Castle

  • Abbey Road, Old Buckenham, Norfolk
  • OSGB – TM 0713 9249


*                                  Medieval motte and bailey castle, Augustinian Monastery. Rectangular with rounded corners, and a moat.

1067-1099                   Castle.

11th C                          Timber ringwork and bailey.

1146                            Castle abandoned. Priory founded on the site of Old Buckenham Castle. The site was granted to the Cannons provided they demolished they old castle.

1536                            Dissolved.

1949-1950                   Excavated.

1970                            Field Investigation.

1996                            Watching Brief.


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