Gaywood Hall: Gaywode: Gaywood Castle

  • Gaywood, Norfolk
  • OSGB – TF 6380 2003
  • Monument Number 356555


Medieval fortified house, Bishop’s Palace.

Includes Neolithic, prehistoric and Medieval finds.

Owned by Mr. Thomas Marsters.


1199-1216                   Between: Bishop Johannes de Grey, Lord Deputy of Ireland built the original Bishops Palace.

1385                            Licence to crenellate granted to Henry Bishop of Norwich.

1387                            Licence to crenellate granted to Henry Bishop of Norwich.

1810                            Richard Bagge was born.

1838                            Sir Thomas Edward Bagge, JP DL was born at the Hall.

1843                            Mr. Thomas Marsters died.

1851                            House built on the site of the old palace.

1861                            Mary Jickling was a servant at the Hall

1883                            Owned by R. Bagge, Esq. and Capt. Richard Salisbury Bagge, JP.

1908                            Sir Thomas Edward Bagge, JP DL died at the Hall.

1984                            Excavated.

1985                            Geophysical Survey.

1985                            Extended and excavated.

1994                            Geophysical Survey.

21st C                           Norfolk College of Arts and Technology.



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