Tunstede Hundred
Casewic or Keswick

Sponsor

Institute of Historical Research

Publication

Author

Francis Blomefield

Year published

1810

Page

27

Citation Show another format:

'Tunstede Hundred: Casewic or Keswick', An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 11 (1810), pp. 27. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=78735 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


Highlight

(Min 3 characters)

CASEWIC, OR KESWICK,

Was a town joining to Backton, and was part of the great manor of Bacton, which extended into this place, and Bromholm, and was granted by William de Glanvile to his priory on the founding of it. Bartholomew his son confirmed the land of Standard, the priest of Casewic, and the church there, to the said priory.

In 1382, the church was standing, dedicated to St. Clement, and the ruins of it are still visible, about a furlong north east of the priory, standing between two ways, one leading to Walcot, the other to the sea, the court rolls of Bacton manor are styled,

Bacton cum Bromholm, and Caswick.