Record Details

NHER Number:36819
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible medieval moat and multi-period finds

Summary

The earthworks of a possible medieval moated site were visible on this site until the field was ploughed about 30 years ago. Fieldwalking and metal detecting on the site has recovered a Roman coin, Roman pottery and tile, and medieval and post medieval pottery, coins and metal finds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 19 90
Map Sheet:TM19SE
Parish:LONG STRATTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 6 September 2001.
Surface finds of Roman, medieval and post medieval sherds on land which was first ploughed about 30 years ago.
Finder reports what was probably a moated site.
See description and lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), January 2002.

May 2002. Desk-based Assessment and Walkover Survey.
Assessment of A140 Long Stratton Bypass preliminary route options.
Arable. Nothing could be seen of the reported moat.
See report (S3) for further details.
P. Watkins (HES), 4 June 2015.

October/November 2002. Metal detecting. AHS club day out.
1 Roman and 2 medieval coins.
Iron Age/Roman terret (S1).
Medieval metal finds (S2).
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 December 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BARREL PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RIVET (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Jones, J.. before 2001. Letter.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 2002. Drawing of an Iron Age/Roman winged terret.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2002. Drawing of a medieval horse harness pendant.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 2002. A140 Long Stratton Bypass Preliminary Route Options. Report on a Desktop Assessment and Preliminary Walkover Survey. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 701.

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