Record Details

NHER Number:17816
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Late Saxon to post medieval settlement and multi-period finds

Summary

This was the site of a small settlement during the Late Saxon period, which developed throughout the medieval and post medieval periods. Fieldwalking has recovered pottery dating from the Late Prehistoric to the post medieval period, and other medieval and post medieval finds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 3746 9672
Map Sheet:TM39NE
Parish:HALES, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1981. Found in fieldwalking by Hales Survey (site 36).
3 Contexts.
Prehistoric, medieval and post medieval sherds etc.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 8 December 1981.

Winter 1981 to 1982.
Further finds including Late Saxon wares.
See file.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 15 March 1982.

(S1) records this as Site 36.
A few Thetford sherds recovered from this site suggests that settlement started here in the Late Saxon period, developing throughout the medieval and early post medieval periods.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 25 January 2006

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Late Saxon to Post Medieval - 851 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FURNITURE FITTING (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • WHETSTONE (Undated)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOTTLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 36. Hales.
---Unpublished document: Hales Survey. Hales Survey fieldwalking notes.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Monograph: Davison, A.. 1990. The Evolution of Settlement in Three Parishes in Southeast Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 49, p 46.

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