Grime’s Graves

County: Norfolk Time Period: Anglo-Saxon | Bronze Age | Iron Age | Neolithic | Prehistoric This prehistoric flint mine near Thetford dates back 4,500 years when deep shafts were dug to get at the ‘floorstone’ up to 13 metres underground. Information Sheet...

Castle Rising Castle

County: Norfolk Time Period: Medieval | Norman Castle Rising Castle near Kings Lynn was built in the 12th century by William d’Albini II. Perhaps it’s most famous resident was Queen Isabella of France, who lived here after her alleged involvement in the...

Thetford Priory

County: Norfolk Time Period: Medieval Thetford Priory was founded in the 1100s and was one of the largest monasteries in East Anglia in medieval times. The buildings are now in ruins, but you can still get a sense of the scale of this holy site of pilgrimage....

Oxburgh Hall

County: Norfolk Time Period: Medieval Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk has had a turbulent history, and in the 1950s it was almost demolished! The house that stands today was first built in 1482, and it’s been in the same family since then. It has an amazing water-filled...