|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Deserted medieval settlement of Swathing|
This site is part of the deserted medieval settlement of Swathing, see NHER 25910.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 986 058|
|Parish:||CRANWORTH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Suggested site of Swathing deserted medieval village, which was mentioned in Domesday.
Site suggested by (S1).
See (S2), this was a considerable village in Domesday which is now included in Cranworth and Letton.
Formerly wrongly numbered also under NHER 14900.
E. Rose (NAU) 28 July 1982.
Cross reference to NHER 25910, which is the more likely site of the village of Swathing.
Medieval settlement earthworks close by to east.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 May 2001.
- DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Article in serial: Allison, K. J. 1955. The Lost Villages of Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXI pp 116-162. p 141. |
|<S2>||Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1805-1810. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Unknown - USE SPECIFIC VOLUME WHERE KNOWN. |
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