|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Tottington deserted medieval settlement|
Aerial photographs show the cropmarks of an intermittent series of enclosures, partly overlain by existing drains, partly subdividing existing enclosures, which reflect a series of tofts and closes of a deserted medieval village, considerably degraded.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 8958 9527|
|Parish:||TOTTINGTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
March 1946. RAF air photograph shows an intermittent series of enclosures, part overlain by existing drains, part subdividing existing enclosures which reflect a series of tofts and closes of a deserted medieval village, considerably degraded. The extent may be further to west but air photograph not available.
Cambridge University Committee for Aerial Photography photograph
D. Gurney (NLA), 30 October 2000.
19 April 1976. Ordnance Survey air photography.
Ditch(es), probably drainage.
D. Voisey (NLA), 18 January 1995.
(S1) in 1970 refers to this area as a complex system of waterfilled ditches, very overgrown, possibly house sites but the author was dubious about this. A hollow way mentioned under HER5065 running east then north may in fact be in this area.
E. Rose (NLA), 13 April 2007.
- DITCH (Unknown date)
- DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- TOFT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Aerial Photograph: TL 99/TL 9095/A. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: OS 76-018-067. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: 1954. TL 8995L-N. |
|---||Unpublished document: Taylor, C.. 1970. Site notes. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
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