Record Details

NHER Number:29627
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval enclosure and metal find

Summary

1986 aerial photographs show the cropmarks of a rectangular enclosure, possibly part of the deserted medieval village of Colveston. Metal detecting in 1998 recovered part of a medieval or early post medieval dagger.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 79 95
Map Sheet:TL79NE
Parish:DIDLINGTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1986.
Cropmarks of irregular rectangular enclosures. Possibly old field system connected with Colveston deserted village.
E.Rose (NLA), 5 April 1993.

April 1998. Metal detecting find.
Rondel from a rondel dagger, late medieval/early post medieval, probably from a pommel rather than a lower guard. Very chunky, cast bronze with a squarish hole in the centre for the tang; it has 16 grooves radiating to give a flower like appearance. Diameter 38mm.
A.Rogerson (NLA) 27 May 1998.

Monument Types

  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Undated)
  • FIELD SYSTEM (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DAGGER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL 7995/Q-U.

Related records - none

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