Record Details

NHER Number:30616
Type of record:Monument
Name:Meadow Cottage and Late Saxon to post-medieval finds

Summary

This is the site of a medieval house, built on the edge of the common. The remains of a medieval fireplace have been found inside the present house. In 1994 and 2016 Late Saxon pottery sherds; a medieval coin and jetton and a medieval purse frame and buckle plate have been found in the garden or during building work.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 81 27
Map Sheet:TF82NW
Parish:WEST RUDHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1988. Found and previously reported to KLM. [1].
Medieval coin, medieval jetton, purse frame.
Identified by E. B. Green (NCM)
Owner reports finding of base of large fireplace during renovation work in about 1988. This was partly of brick. Some bricks rebuilt into modern fireplace, they are medieval.
Site and curtilage presumably a common edge settlement site.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 20 May 1994.

After 1994. In garden of Meadow Cottage. [1].
Medieval buckle plate with one rivet. Engraved on one face between pecked lines 'AVEMR AVIA, second word upside down'. Bungled version of Ave Maria.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 27 June 1994.

Before June 2016. Stray find. [2].
2 Late Saxon pottery sherds. These finds were recovered during building work.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 October 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOFT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1100 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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