|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Medieval iron working site|
The amount of medieval iron slag recovered from this site suggests that it was an iron working site in the medieval period, and medieval pottery has also been found. A 200m long area of two depressions of up to 25m wide and 3m deep were recorded during the Felbrigg Estate Woodland Archaeological Earthwork Rapid Identification Survey in 2006.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 203 402|
|Parish:||FELBRIGG, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
October 22 1953. Inside Cromer Lodge Gates of Felbrigg Hall.
Iron slag on both sides of drive and over whole area.
Medieval pot rims picked up by R. W. Ketton-Cremer amoung some of the slag.
R. R. Clarke (NCM)
Pits and large patch of cinder near Cromer Lodge gate of Felbrigg Hall.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
November 2006. Walkover Survey.
Felbrigg Estate Woodland Archaeological Earthwork Rapid Identification Survey. Great Wood, Site 18:
A near 200m long area of two depressions up to 25m wide and 3m deep, aligned northnorthwest-southsoutheast, the northern longer one cut by the drive.
Some slight undulations to the east may be related but are very amorphous.
See report (S1) for further details.
J. Allen (NLA), 25 May 2007. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 11 August 2015.
- IRON WORKING SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- PIT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Felbrigg. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Felbrigg. |
|<S1>||Unpublished Contractor Report: Cushion, B. 2006. Felbrigg Estate. Great Wood (East) & Smith's Rough. Woodland Archaeological Earthwork Rapid Identification Survey. Brian Cushion Archaeological & Cartographical Surveyor. |
Related records - none
Find out more...