Record Details

NHER Number:17454
Type of record:Monument
Name:Earthworks and soilmarks of possible medieval farmstead

Summary

In 1973 the pale soilmarks of small rectangles were visible on aerial photographs. Further work in 1997 extended the area of the site to encompass some faint earthworks of a farmstead, possibly of medieval date.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 892 213
Map Sheet:TF82SE
Parish:TITTLESHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1973. South of Manor House Farm.
Pale soilmarks forming small rectangles.
Plotted by A. Gregory (NAU, from aerial photographs.
A. J. Walker, 12 March 1981 from NCM map.

1997.
Site extended to east to encompass slight earthworks of farmstead, possibly in part of medieval date. Earthwork plan at 1:1000 and report in file.
B. Cushion (NLA), 29 October 1997.

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE DITCH (Unknown date)
  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • HOLLOW WAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOFT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VILLAGE GREEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. OS 73.052.230.
---Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1998. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1997. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt I pp 193-210. p 207.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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