Record Details

NHER Number:14117
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible site of medieval manor of Rees or Rhees


Fragments of pottery dating from the Late Saxon to the post medieval periods found during fieldwalking. This site has been interpreted as the possible site of Rees or Rhees Manor.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2086 9301
Map Sheet:TM29SW

Full description

Spring 1978. On ploughed surface.
Concentration of flint lumps in north to south line, several metres wide. 3 similar lines lead off to west.
Scattered around, especially to northwest, are medieval to post medieval sherds, mostly 13th/14th century.
NCM 492.978.

Autumn 1978.
1 rim 16th century lead-glazed earthenware.
8 medieval sherds, also 2 rims and 1 base.
Undated bone handle, Late Saxon? rim.

January 1979.
The Late Saxon rim now identified as medieval.
Suggested as site of Rhees Manor House in (S1).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Serial: Addington, S. 1982. Landscape and Settlements in South Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXVIII Pt II pp 97-139. p 108.

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