Record Details

NHER Number:23621
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval settlement in field east and north of Manor Farm

Summary

Fragments of medieval pottery found during fieldwalking as part of the Fenland Survey indicate that this is a medieval settlement site adjacent to the Setchey Road. The site is probably contemporary with the medieval settlement site identified at NHER 23204.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6603 1485
Map Sheet:TF61SE
Parish:MIDDLETON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1 March 1987. Fenland fieldwalking
Well weathered soil, young cereal.
MDT AP.
Context 1.
General scatter odd sherds medieval pottery

MDT 11.
Context 2 at 6606 1476
Concentration medieval pottery sparse to moderate but no bone or shell noted, on edge of road. 36m northwest to southeast x 32m northeast to southwest max at 6.1m OD.
R. Silvester (NAU) 11 March 1987.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S1).

September 2007. ALSF NHER Enhancement Sub-Unit D.
MDT 11.
An area of medieval settlement. The site is probably contemporary with the medieval settlement site identified at NHER 23204.
Information from (S2).
M. Dennis (NLA), 25 September 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MDT 11. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MDT AP. FENS.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.
<S2>Monograph: Silvester, R. J. 1988. The Fenland Project Number 3: Marshland and Nar Valley, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 45. p 129.

Related records

23204Related to: Site of medieval settlement in field south of Manor Farm (Monument)

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