Record Details

NHER Number:18132
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval settlement and multi-period finds

Summary

This was the site of a common edge settlement from the early medieval to the late medieval periods. Fieldwalking has recovered prehistoric flints, and medieval and post medieval pottery and other finds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 376 973
Map Sheet:TM39NE
Parish:HALES, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Spring 1982. Context 1. Surface finds in fieldwalking.
Found in band up to 50m wide along west edge field.
Several concentrations.
Flints.
Medieval to post medieval sherds and objects.
See list in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 4 June 1982.

1983. Context 2. Further finds, area extended to east.
Information from Hales Survey.

(S1) records this site as Site 37.
Settlement may have begun on this site during the early medieval period. The majority of the pottery evidence dates to the medieval period, and settlement seems to have declined rapidly from the late medieval period.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 25 January 2006

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRIQUETAGE (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • WHETSTONE (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 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. 37. 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---Unpublished document: Hales Survey.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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