Record Details

NHER Number:16513
Type of record:Monument
Name:Late Saxon and medieval finds


Fragments of Late Saxon brick and pottery and medieval pottery found before 1974. The circumstances of their discovery are unknown. This site has been recorded as the location of a medieval hall, although the hall was actually located elsewhere (NHER 11832).

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 713 200
Map Sheet:TF72SW

Full description

Pre 1974. Circumstances unknown.
Medieval sherds including Grimston green glazed handle.
Saxo-Norman thumb pressed rim, green glazed rim, fragment of green glazed brick.
Boar's tusk.
R. Trett (KLM) August 1980.

Same site is marked on (S1) as 'Site of Hall according to source [1] of Leziate. Moated, according to source [2]. 14th century gilt copper alloy spur found. 100.70'.
Could this be Prior's Hall, see NHER 12439?
Nothing on (S2).
E. Rose (NAU) 30 January 1981.

The above paragraph is a duplication of the information given for site NHER 11832; the latter appears to be correct.
E. Rose (NLA) 18 February 1997.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • BRICK (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Map: King's Lynn Museum. KLM 6 inch Record Map.
<S2>Map: 1843. Ashwicken Tithe Map and Apportionment.

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