Record Details

NHER Number:2874
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval Drayton Hall

Summary

The site of a medieval moated hall. Nothing remains today, but metal detecting between 1998 and 2003 recovered medieval coins, buckles, pottery fragments and a finger ring. Post medieval pottery fragments and metal objects have also been found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 97 11
Map Sheet:TF91SE
Parish:SCARNING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of Drayton Hall, with moat indicated (Ordnance Survey).
Visited by E. Rose (NAU), 5 July 1978. No trace in field of corn.

2874 context 1 from southeast corner; medieval pottery, and patch of Rhenish lava querns immediately to west, claimed by [1] and in his possession in 1960s.
E. Rose (NAU).

January/February 1998. Metal detecting.
Four medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 March 1998.

1998. Metal detecting.
Medieval coin, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
Medieval and post medieval sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 December 1998.

November to December 1999. Metal detecting.
One medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 January 2000.

April/May 2001. Metal detecting.
Four medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 June 2001.

November/December 2003. Metal detecting.
Five medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 January 2004.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CURTAIN FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STAPLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 91 SE 2 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Scarning.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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