Record Details

NHER Number:19618
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval to modern settlement on former common edge

Summary

Fieldwalking has recovered fragments of medieval and post medieval pottery. Early 20th century maps show buildings on this site. It has been suggested that there was occupation at the site from the medieval period to the early 20th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9423 9055
Map Sheet:TL99SW
Parish:HOCKHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1983. Surface finds on edge of old common? Little Hockham 'Site 6'.
Twenty three bodysherds medieval unglazed.
Five bodysherds glazed Grimston.
One base, one rim late medieval/transitional.
Two bodysherds glazed red earthenware.
One post medieval stoneware base.
Two flower pots.
Finder [1].
A. Rogerson (NAU), October 1983.

13 November and 30 December 1983.
Details as above.
Much late building material.
One jar rim and one bowl rim, both medieval unglazed in local early medieval pimply ware.
Fifteen bodysherds of same.
Three sherds glazed Grimston including one late medieval/early post medieval.
One sherd glazed red earthenware.
Two late medieval/transitional.
One flower pot?
A. Rogerson (NAU), March 1984.

See (S1) and details of finds in file.

Ample evidence of occupation continuing into recent times. Demolition has removed the buildings shown on early 20th century maps.
See (S2).
M. Dennis (NLA), 10 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BOWL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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.

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