|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of medieval settlement in field south of Manor Farm|
A small scatter of medieval pottery has been found by fieldwalking, indicating that this was probably a medieval settlement site adjacent to the road. Prehistoric flints have also been recovered.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 6591 1475|
|Parish:||MIDDLETON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
24 December 1986. Fenland fieldwalking.
Weathered ploughsoil, young winter cereal.
Context 1. MDT AJ.
General scatter odd undated sherds opposite farmhouse and in southwest corner mainly, also odd flints.
Context 2 at 6604 1472. MDT 6.
Small spread of medieval pottery, sparse, beside road. Rarity of pottery elsewhere on road frontage sufficient to indicate a site here. 43m northwest to southeast x 12m northeast to southwest at 5.8m OD.
R. Silvester (NAU), 29 December 1986.
Some of the material from Context 1 has been reidentified as medieval pottery.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S1).
- FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- SETTLEMENT? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Undated)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MDT 6. FENS. |
|---||Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MDT AJ. FENS. |
|---||Monograph: Silvester, R. J. 1988. The Fenland Project Number 3: Marshland and Nar Valley, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 45. pp 128-130. |
|<S1>||Archive: Fenland Folders. |
|23621||Related to: Site of medieval settlement in field east and north of Manor Farm (Monument)|
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