|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of early medieval settlement|
This is the site of a small common edge settlement from the early medieval periods. Fieldwalking has recovered medieval pottery and fragments of medieval quern. Although post medieval pottery has been found on the site, the settlement had been abandoned by the post medieval period.
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|Grid Reference:||TM 371 955|
|Parish:||HALES, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1981. Found in fieldwalking by Hales Survey, site 28.
50 unglazed, medieval and early medieval because including 3 rims of Thetford form in medieval fabrics.
1 early medieval rim and 1 bodysherd in shelly gritty 'inclusive' ware.
1 flower pot rim.
6 stoneware post medieval to modern.
1 lava quern.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU) December 1981.
(S1) records this as Site 28. The site is close to an curving ditched boundary, which may be the boundary of the medieval green, which may have been more extensive. Site 28 seems to be an early medieval common edge settlement, which had been abandoned by the late medieval period.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 25 January 2006
- SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 28. Hales. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Monograph: Davison, A.. 1990. The Evolution of Settlement in Three Parishes in South-East Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 49. |
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