Record Details

NHER Number:9469
Type of record:Monument
Name:Deserted medieval village of Cantley

Summary

This is the site of the deserted medieval village of Cantley, mentioned in the Domesday Book. Prehistoric flint flakes, and medieval and post medieval pottery and building materials have been found. Cropmarks of a possible double ditched enclosure are visible on aerial photographs to the north east (NHER 54614).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1815 0466
Map Sheet:TG10SE
Parish:KETTERINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1971.
12th to 19th century pottery, tile, brick, clay pipes etc picked out of newly ploughed field, on site of deserted medieval village of Cantley.

1977.
Worked flint flakes and 18th to 19th century sherds.

April 2011. Norfolk NMP.
Cropmarks of a possible double ditched enclosure are visible on aerial photographs to the north east and have been recorded separately (NHER 54614).
E. Bales (NMP), 12 April 2011.

Monument Types

  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---(No record type): Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Hethersett.

Related records

54614Parent of: Cropmarks of possible double ditched enclosure (Monument)
9495Related to: Site of All Saints' Church, Cantelose/Cantley (Monument)

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