Wikipedia source, so must be real.
I can't help but wonder what secrets this ancient site holds and also whether metal detecting is permitted?Between 1782 and 1886 just along the river from the gatehouse there was a wherryman's riverside pub called The Chequers
People seem to think it escaped the dissolution entirely but apparently not as within a few years the monks had left. Probably dissatisfied with the mobile signal.
I suspect and it is pure speculation that the area might have been involved with the mega tonnage of peat that found its way to Norwich judging by the size of Barton Broad.
However, when even Stonehenge is not as it appears now, then the truth may be out there but most likely hidden in the depths of the mud, peat and silt. The Norfolk Broads must contain some archaeological gems perfectly preserved in the moist river and reed beds.