Record Details

NHER Number:28819
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of trackway, enclosures and possible mill, Roman and medieval objects

Summary

Aerial photographs record the cropmarks of a trackway and rectilinear enclosures, and a circular mark which may be the site of a post mill. Pottery sherds from the Roman and medieval periods have also been recovered from this area, as well as a Roman coin and medieval ampulla.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 23 32
Map Sheet:TG23SW
Parish:SUFFIELD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

12 July 1990. NAU air photography.
Cropmarks enclosure/trackway.
Clearly a continuation of site NHER 12142.
Compiled by D. Edwards (NLA), 17 December 1990.

Within known cropmarks a ring ditch and centre mark suggest a post mill - mentioned by farmer. Cursory field walking produced pottery (5m square).
One Greyware body sherd, Roman.
One unglazed body sherd, medieval.
Two Glazed body sherds, medieval.
Two dark grey unglazed, undated.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 February 1993.
Compiled by B. Cushion (NLA), 12 February 1993.

August 1995. Metal detector finds.
Roman coin (dupondius) and lead ampulla reported. Neither seen.
Compiled by D. Gurney (NLA), 17 August 1995.

13 July 1993. NLA aerial photography (AP1).
Trackway and rectilinear enclosures clearly visible. Also circular cropmark, interpreted previously as a post mill, is apparent.
S. Massey (NLA), 14 March 2001.

26 July 1996. NLA aerial photography (AP2).
Cropmarks of site visible.
The site can be extended to include the field due south (which centres on [1] ), as the cropmarks of linears and rectilinear enclosures can be seen to continue there.
A trackway and circular feature are also visible.
H. Clare (NLA), 30 April 2001.

Monument Types

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • SITE (Unknown date)
  • TRACKWAY (Unknown date)
  • WINDMILL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG2332 F-G,K-M.
<S1>Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1993. TG2332/N - P.
<S2>Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG2332/Q - U.

Related records - none

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