Record Details

NHER Number:11790
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval moated site and multi-period finds

Summary

A possible medieval moated site with outer enclosures is visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. Metal detecting and fieldwalking on the site have recovered a Late Saxon mount, a Late Saxon or medieval knife, medieval and post medieval metal finds, pottery dating from the Late Saxon to the post medieval periods, and medieval and post medieval coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 22
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:GRIMSTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1975. Northeast of Vong Farm.
Cropmark apparently of moated site with outer enclosures.
Checked by E. Rose (NAU) 11 November 1976.
See NAU and NHER cropmark overlays for record maps.

1999. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon mount.
1 post medieval token.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 November 1999

October to November 1999. Metal detecting.
1 medieval coin and medieval buckle.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 November 1999.

March 2001. Metal detecting.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 May 2001.

2002. Metal detecting and fieldwalking.
Large quantities of Late Saxon and medieval sherds.
Medieval roofing tile, coin, seal matrix and arrowhead.
Post medieval bell.
See lists, annotated map, letter and digital images in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 May 2003.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • KNIFE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • ARROWHEAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BARREL PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPOON BIT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BARREL PADLOCK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON BIT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF7122 A-G,T,Q,X,Y.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Correspondence: Bushell, R.. 2003. Letter. 24 January.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records - none

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