Record Details

NHER Number:35825
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Buckenham Tofts deserted medieval village

Summary

This area was investigated during 2000-01 as part of the Rapid Identification Survey. A number of Iron Age, Early Saxon and medieval pottery sherds were recovered. These sherds were felt to be evidence for the existence in this area of Buckenham Tofts deserted medieval village.

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Location

Grid Reference:TL 8340 9507
Map Sheet:TL89NW
Parish:STANFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

November 2000. During STANTA woodland earthwork RIS.
Pottery found in molehills, within an area of approximately 100m x 30 m.
One undatable prehistoric, possibly Iron Age, base sherd, feint gritted, reduced with one pale brown surface surviving.
Five base sherds - medieval unglazed.
One base sherd dark, reduced sandy with very sparse shell inclusions - undated.
Identifications by A. Rogerson (NLA).
B. Cushion (NLA) 12 December 2000.

December 2001. STANTA Woodland RIS. Site 177.
Further pottery finds.
Two handmade sandy reduced. Iron Age or Early Saxon.
One early medieval rim, very small vessel.
Identifications by A. Rogerson (NLA).
Further evidence for part of the medieval settlement of Buckenham Tofts.
See report in file (NHER 37019-76).
B. Cushion (NLA) January 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Cushion, B.. 2002. STANTA ILMP Woodland Earthwork Rapid Identification Survey.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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