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.

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---Unpublished document: Jones, J..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.

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