Record Details

NHER Number:16608
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval manor of Welhams

Summary

Fieldwalking has recovered medieval and post medieval pottery and other finds from this site, which has been interpreted as the probable site of the medieval manor of Welhams.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2076 9248
Map Sheet:TM29SW
Parish:LONG STRATTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1980.
Site of farm shown on 1754 sketch map with deed of sale in NRO.
Farm not there on (S1).
3 medieval sherds.
4 lead glazed earthenware.
1 stoneware sherd.
All worn and latter 5 17th century.
Tile fragments.
Glass.
Slag.
Identified by W. Milligan (NCM) 29 September 1980.

(S2) suggests as site of Welholmes or Welhams Manor.
See (S2) for more details.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • TILE (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: 1838. Long Stratton St Michael Tithe Map.
<S2>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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