Record Details

NHER Number:33332
Type of record:Monument
Name:Earthworks of medieval to post medieval enclosures

Summary

The earthworks of a series of ditched enclosures survive in a field close to the site of St Peter's Church, NHER 10180. The enclosures probably date to the medieval period, and one boundary was still in use in the 19th century. Fragments of Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery have been found on the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2073 9350
Map Sheet:TM29SW
Parish:LONG STRATTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1989.
NAU air photograph shows earthworks to east of site of St Peter's Church (NHER 10180).

December 1997.
Earthworks are of enclosure boundaries, probably small fields in the north, but in a probably truncated enclosure in the
southwest adjacent to a possible track. medieval pottery sherds were found.
Earthwork survey at 1:1000 and report to come.
Pottery identified by. A. Rogerson (NLA):
1 probable Roman greyware.
2 medieval unglazed body sherds.
1 medieval unglazed late medieval/early post medieval.
See (S1).
B. Cushion (NLA) 16 December 1997.

Monument Types

  • ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRAINAGE DITCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TRACKWAY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM 2093/K.
---Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1998. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1997. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt I pp 193-210. p 201.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1999. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1998. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt II pp 369-387. p 378.

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