Record Details

NHER Number:31780
Type of record:Monument
Name:Earthworks of undated enclosures and possible moat, medieval pottery sherds

Summary

In 1996 a series of ditched enclosures, one rather 'moat-like' but with an irregular interior platform, were recorded on this site. Two sherds of possible medieval pottery were also recovered.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9339 9685
Map Sheet:TL99NW
Parish:THOMPSON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1996. Series of ditched enclosures, one rather 'moat-like' but with irregular interior platform. Layout does not suggest simple drainage and the depth of the ditches of the moat are up to 2m, with a width of 11m.
Sketch plotted at 1:2500 in file.
Two unglazed (early) ?Medieval pottery sherds found at locations marked on 2500 map.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
Compiled by B. Cushion (NLA), February 1996.

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE DITCH (Undated)
  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Undated)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: 76 018 120.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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