|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of medieval to post medieval settlement and multi-period finds|
This is the site of a medieval to post medieval settlement, which may have been on the edge of a common. Fieldwalking and metal detecting have recovered a Neolithic arrowhead, a medieval seal matrix, medieval and post medieval pottery, coins and other finds.
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|Grid Reference:||TM 38 96|
|Parish:||HALES, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Early 1982. Fieldwalking by Hales Survey (site 57).
Field of well grown barley with barer patches.
Scatter may be more extensive.
80 medieval unglazed.
77 medieval/late medieval/early post medieval.
3 lava quern fragments.
Iron knife fragment.
Identified A. Rogerson (NAU) July 1982.
December 1982. Field bare, better conditions.
233 medieval unglazed.
178 medieval to early post medieval glazed.
9 glazed red earthenware.
12 late medieval to post medieval stoneware (only 2 need be 17th century).
2 worked flints.
1 lava quern.
1 iron knife.
2 iron nails.
1 iron buckle.
A. Rogerson (NAU) June 1983.
Flints ident by J. Wymer (NAU) as 1 flake and 1 fragment broken unfinished arrowhead of clear Neolithic type.
April to May 1994. Metal detecting finds.
1 post medieval and 2 medieval coins.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Lead circular seal matrix. 14th century. Remains of loop on side. Arrow pointing downwards in centre (heraldic, PHAEON). +S'NICI.DOBVNO.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA) 29 September 1994.
(S1) records this as Site 57, a medieval to post medieval settlement, possibly on the edge of a common.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 25 January 2006
- SETTLEMENT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
- BRICK (Undated)
- BUCKLE (Undated)
- KNIFE (Undated)
- NAIL (Undated)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- COIN (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. 57. 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|---||Unpublished Document: Hales Survey.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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