Record Details

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

Summary

Fragments of medieval and post medieval pottery have been recovered during fieldwalking, 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

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0568 9928
Map Sheet:TM09NE
Parish:MORLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

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.
S. Spooner (NLA), 16 May 2006.

Monument Types

  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1995. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1994. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 230-239. p 234.
---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Unpublished document: Davison, A.. 1994.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.

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