TF7928 : Village cross, Houghton Hall

taken 7 years ago, near to New Houghton, Norfolk, Great Britain

Village cross, Houghton Hall
Village cross, Houghton Hall
This was the site of Houghton village, before it was swept away by Sir Robert Walpole (1st Earl of Orford and the first British Prime Minister) in the early 1700's when the Hall was built and the park enclosed. This village cross, a few earthworks and the church of St Martin are all that remain of the medieval settlement. In 1729 Estate cottages were built for estate workers outside the park gates.
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TF7928, 143 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 6 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 May, 2010
Category
Park > Parkland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 791 285 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:49.4874N 0:39.4481E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 791 285
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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