Record Details

NHER Number:14583
Type of record:Monument
Name:Earthworks of medieval manor, possibly the site of Sayes manor


A medieval building platform and a possible ramp-like causeway and part of a medieval ditch or toft boundary are visible as earthworks. The earthworks have been interpreted as the possible site of the medieval manor of Sayes. The site is associated with two other areas of medieval settlement earthworks, NHER 14107 and NHER 14118.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2044 9359
Map Sheet:TM29SW

Full description

Field south and west of Stratton St Michael church.
Earthworks. L-shaped building platform with approach ramp? by southwest corner of churchyard. To west of this parallel ditches of road or toft boundary.
(S1) in file.
Suggested as site of Saye's Manor in (S2).

Monument Types

  • BOUNDARY MARKER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DITCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • EARTHWORK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Cushion, B.. Earthwork survey.
<S2>Article in serial: Addington, S. 1982. Landscape and Settlements in South Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXVIII Pt II pp 97-139.

Related records

14107Related to: Medieval earthworks (Monument)
14118Related to: Medieval earthworks north of Church Lane (Monument)

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