Record Details

NHER Number:30843
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval settlement, Cottage Pasture field


Fieldwalking in 1994 and metal-detecting in 2015 recovered medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds, suggesting that this was the site of a medieval settlement and a possible moated site. This site is one of a number of similar small settlements strung out along the edge of a former green.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 05 99
Map Sheet:TM09NE

Full description

20 May 1994. Fieldwalking.
Includes site of Manor Bungalow on Ordnance Survey now demolished; finder suggests possible moated site.
Medieval and post medieval sherds.
See full list and details in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 12 September 1994.

(S1) notes a concentration of medieval pottery at this site which is suggestive of settlement activity. It is one of a number of such settlement sites strung out along a former green shown on (S2) and (S3).
See (S1) for more details. The discovery of this site is also noted in (S4).
S. Spooner (NLA), 16 May 2006.

June-July 2015. Metal-detecting. [2].
2 medieval pottery sherds.
1 post-medieval pottery sherd.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 September 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 14th Century - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (16th Century to 18th Century - 1550 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Davison, A.. 1994. Results of Fieldwalking around Morley Research Centre (Manor Farm).
<S2>Map: Waterman, T.. 1629. Map of Morley St Botolph with St Peter.
<S3>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S4>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1995. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1994. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 230-239. p 234.

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