Record Details

NHER Number:11834
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of possible deserted medieval settlement

Summary

The cropmarks and earthworks of a possible deserted medieval village and moated site are visible on aerial photographs taken in the 1970s. Fragments of medieval pottery and floor tile have been found on the site, which was destroyed during the construction of a golf course.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 655 165
Map Sheet:TF61NE
Parish:MIDDLETON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1974 to 1977. NAU air photography.
Cropmarks and earthworks of moats, trackways and enclosures, perhaps a deserted village.

1975.
Unclassified pottery found.

1987.
Site destroyed. Medieval sherds and tile found.

See notes and details in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 23 November 1990.

Monument Types

  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TRACKWAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • FLOOR TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 6516A-L, CUCAP BWM 56-58.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records

31971Part of: Middleton Park (Monument)

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