A mid 15th century fortified manor with a moat and, added in the 17th century, a lake. It is now in ruins as it was used for building materials after the Civil War. The outer gatehouse (left) is of a later date, c.1560, and is outside the main building which was converted to a home and was used until 1920 when part of it collapsed. The inner gatehouse and part of the inner wall which can just be seen on the left of the photo are shown below.
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|Off the A148, 3 miles east of Holt|
|Baconsthorpe, Norfolk NR25 6LN|