Record Details

NHER Number:17368
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of possible medieval to post medieval settlement

Summary

Medieval and post medieval occupation and property boundaries revealed by a series of excavations during the late 1970s. Prehistoric worked flints, medieval pottery and a medieval coin from the reign of Henry II were recovered from the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6617 1600
Map Sheet:TF61NE
Parish:MIDDLETON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1976 to 1977. Glebe land retained for churchyard extension. Excavations for thesis data.
Some worked flint.
Late 12th century and post medieval occupation and property boundaries.
Animal bones.
Plant remains.
Late Stamford ware determined by thin sectioning.
Coin of Henry II (penny, cross with crosslets) from upper fill of a ditch.
Three field boundary ditches containing considerable quantities of domestic refuse.
Abraded sherds.
Above information from (S1) and (S2).
Location of site given by [1]'s father. [1] states some finds were made in cutting 'the access road south of Middleton Mount', presumably Church Close which runs up to the site indicated.
E. Rose (NAU) 7 September 1981.

Monument Types

  • MIDDEN (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BOUNDARY DITCH (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT? (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • PLANT REMAINS (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Correspondence: Wade-Martins, P.. 1978. Letter. 10 January.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Correspondence: Green, F.J.. 1977. Letter. 19 December.
<S2>Correspondence: Unknown. 1981. Letters.

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