Record Details

NHER Number:22586
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible medieval trackway, medieval pottery sherd and shell concentration

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1986 by the Fenland Survey recovered a scatter of medieval pottery sherds from this area, as well as noting a concentration of medieval pottery sherds and shell fragments on the edge of a possible medieval trackway.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5736 1480
Map Sheet:TF51SE
Parish:TILNEY ST LAWRENCE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

2 May 1986. Fieldwalking well weathered winter cereal. Northwest of Whitehall Farm
Context 1: general scatter medieval sherds. TYL DW (S1).
Context 2 at 5755 1496: concentration sparse medieval pottery, ditto shell, no bone or post medieval. On west side of drove. 27m east to west x 37m north to south at 1.9m OD. TYL 52 (S2).
Finds in NCM.
R. J. Silvester (NAU), 6 May 1986.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).

Monument Types

  • TRACKWAY? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. TYL DW. FENS. TYL DW.
<S2>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. TYL 52. FENS. TYL 52.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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