Record Details

NHER Number:11331
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval enclosures and pottery finds

Summary

A 1976 aerial photograph showed the cropmarks of a complex of rectangular earthworks, and fieldwalking in the same year recovered medieval pottery and tile fragments. The features were destroyed by ploughing in 1977, but further fieldwalking in 1981 recovered more medieval pottery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 175 379
Map Sheet:TG13NE
Parish:GRESHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1976. Complex of small rectangular earthworks noted from Ordnance Survey air photograph. Tile fragments and medieval sherds found in upcast from land drain trenches by Norfolk Archaeological Rescue Group survey in 1976.
A. Gregory (NAU).

Destroyed by ploughing March 1977.

1981 to 2. Fieldwalking. Medieval sherds, mostly green glazed Grimston, probably 12th to 13th century.
Costel handle; probably an import.
Raeren stoneware rim and lead glazed sherd.
W. Milligan (NCM), 23 February 1982.

Monument Types

  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

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