Record Details

NHER Number:11959
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible medieval manorial site

Summary

Aerial photographs of this area show a large rectangular cropmark. It has been suggested that the cropmark relates to a moated hall site with an associated chapel. Metal detecting here during the 1980s recovered medieval objects including a jetton, coins, a lead seal and a harness mount.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 47 13
Map Sheet:TF41SE
Parish:WEST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Possible moated site of hall, with chapel.
1983. Fieldwalking produced medieval sherds. NAU air photograph shows large rectangular cropmark to north.
Pre 1987. Found with metal detector. 13th century jetton and medieval silver penny.
1989-90. Found with metal detector. Lead seal, medieval harness mount, medieval coins.
See list and discussion in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 22 February 1990.

Forms part of large metal detector scatter NHER 25853.

Monument Types

  • CHAPEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • GREAT HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 4713K-N.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 41 SE 4.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Article in Serial: Davison, A. 1996. The Manors of West Walton. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt III pp 339-343.

Related records

25630Related to: Medieval masonry at Rose Cottage, Church End (Find Spot)
25853Related to: Multi-period metal objects, coins and pottery sherds (Find Spot)

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