Elsyng Palace history unearthed as tile found on site in Forty Hall, Enfield

Source of News Item: 
Enfield Independent
August 30, 2011


A silver coin and a fragment of high-status tile have been found at the site of a former palace of Henry VIII. The tile dates to the fourteenth century, indicating that an important manor house stood on the site before Elsyng Palace was built. The coin bears an image of the king’s face.