|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Deserted medieval settlement of Swathing|
This is the site of the deserted medieval settlement of Swathing, visible as earthworks, and on aerial photographs. The settlement may extend into site NHER 11974.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 9884 0576|
|Parish:||CRANWORTH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
19 February 1988, 16 November 1989. NAU air photography.
Earthworks of possible tofts.
D. Edwards (NLA) 5 July 1990.
Under good grass cover.
Owner states land has not been ploughed in living memory.
Earthworks extend into field to south.
H. Paterson (NLA) 3 May 1996.
1996. Earthwork survey at 1:1000 and report in file suggests site is Swathing deserted medieval village.
Pottery fragments in arable land of the northeast part of site:
South angle of field:
1 rim and 4 body sherds medieval unglazed.
1 medieval? Glazed.
4 glazed Grimston.
West half of field towards road:
3 body sherds and 1 base medieval unglazed.
1 glazed Grimston.
B. Cushion (NLA) October 1996.
Cross reference to NHER 11974.
Possible site of Swarthing deserted medieval village.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 May 2001.
- BANK (EARTHWORK) (Undated)
- DRAINAGE DITCH (Undated)
- HOLLOW WAY (Undated)
- RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Undated)
- DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- HOLLOW WAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- TOFT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Sources and further reading
|---||Aerial Photograph: TF9805 E-J,K-M, TF9805,M,DVV,15. |
|---||Monograph: Cushion, B. and Davison, A.. 2003. Earthworks of Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 104. p 25. |
|---||Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1997. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1996. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt IV pp 547-564. p 550. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
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