Record Details

NHER Number:33611
Type of record:Monument
Name:Four medieval fish ponds, medieval and post medieval objects

Summary

Four rectangular ponds, linked by leats and possibly fed by a leat from the broadened section of a stream to the east, are visible in aerial photographs from 1946. These are probably medieval fish ponds. Metal detecting in 1998 recovered a small number of medieval and post medieval coins and metal objects.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7478 0143
Map Sheet:TF70SW
Parish:OXBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1998. Metal detector finds. [1].
One medieval, one post medieval coin.
Medieval and post medieval buckles and chapes.
See lists in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 May 1998.

1946. RAF aerial photograph.
Four rectangular ponds, three aligned northnorthwest to southsoutheast, one aligned westsouthwest to easthnortheast, linked by leats and possibly fed by leat from broadened section of stream to east. Presumed fish ponds but serving which house?

Above metal detecting finds overlapping indicate now arable.
B. Cushion (NLA), 16 July 1998.

Monument Types

  • FISHPOND (Undated)
  • SITE (Undated)
  • FISHPOND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 70/TF 7480/A.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records - none

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