Record Details

NHER Number:19617
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval settlement on former common edge

Summary

Fieldwalking recovered medieval and post medieval pottery. The finds were interpreted as evidence for medieval occupation. One fragment of Roman pottery was also found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9431 9055
Map Sheet:TL99SW
Parish:HOCKHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1983. Surface find from edge of old common? Little Hockham 'Site 7'.
One bodysherd Roman micaceous greyware.
Two rims medieval unglazed jar.
Eleven bodysherds medieval unglazed.
One bodysherd 16th century reduced greenglazed.
One base, one bodysherd late medieval/transitional.
Finder [1].
A. Rogerson (NAU), October 1983.

13 November 1983. Further finds.
Two sherds medieval? unglazed.
One base late medieval/transitional.
One Raeren stoneware.
One sherd pimply fabric with internal clear glaze appearing pinkish brown, external applied strip late medieval?
A. Rogerson (NLA), March 1984.

See (S1) and details in file.

The site began in medieval times, though some post medieval pottery was also present.
See (S2).
M. Dennis (NLA), 10 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Article in serial: Davison, A. 1987. Little Hockham. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XL Pt I pp 84-93.

Related records

43977Parent of: Little Hockham deserted post medieval village (Monument)
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