Record Details

NHER Number:18249
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval settlement and multi-period finds

Summary

This is the site of an early medieval settlement. Fieldwalking and metal detecting have recovered pottery dating from the Roman to the post medieval periods, a medieval quern and other finds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 3864 9631
Map Sheet:TM39NE
Parish:HALES, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Early 1982. Fieldwalking by Hales Survey (site 56).
Field of sugar beet in rows, brown loamy soil.
226 medieval unglazed sherds including ginger jar rim and other sherds which look early medieval.
36 medieval/late medieval glazed.
1 off white body sherd with external green glazed, import.
1 Roman? Colour coated.
6 post medieval glazed.
4 stoneware.
Glass fragments.
2 rims of very fine fabric flowerpot?
2 lava quern fragments.
Brick and roof tile fragments.

Late 1982. Northeast corner.
19 medieval unglazed, including odd form footring?
2 medieval glazed.
1 miscellaneous oxydised sherd.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU) July 1982.

See details in file.

NB Hales map gives this field as findspot of iron arrowhead, not NHER 18174 as reported by [1] to NCM.
Yes it is from this site.

October 1990. Hales survey 56. Surface collection during metal detecting survey.
12 medieval unglazed, including 1 bunghole, 1 handle, 1 body sherd with applied.

(S1) records this as Site 56, which may have its origins in the early medieval period.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 25 January 2006

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARROWHEAD (Undated)
  • BRICK (Undated)
  • ROOF TILE (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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. 56. Hales.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Hales Survey.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 South-East Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 49.

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