Record Details

NHER Number:9739
Type of record:Monument
Name:Multi-period finds on site of medieval settlement (NHER 51984)

Summary

A small number of prehistoric flints and Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery sherds were recovered from this area in 1980. Aerial photographs of this area record the probable presence of a deserted medieval settlement, which is now recorded under NHER 51984.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2345 0066
Map Sheet:TG20SW
Parish:STOKE HOLY CROSS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

The cropmarks of the medieval settlement are now recorded under NHER 51984, with a possible Saxon precursor to the site recorded under NHER 52006. This number is now solely for the multi-period finds assemblage.

Building shown on St Joseph (Cambridge University Committee for Aerial Photography) aerial photographs.
Medieval sherds found by P. Wade-Martins.
Thetford Ware rim found by K. Wade.
NCM records.

Close inspection of aerial photographs (Unit file TG2300A-D undated) show that this rectangle is one of a number of similar cropmarks, perhaps indicating a deserted medieval settlement.
E. Rose (NAU).

NAU aerial photographs of site 12 July 1978.
D. A. Edwards (NAU), 16 May 1980.

1980. Further finds in fieldwalking.
Three medieval sherds including sagging base.
One 18th century sherd.
Three flint flakes.
One Late Saxon period Thetford type rim.
In NCM. [1]
Identified and compiled by W. F. Milligan (NAU), 1 December 1980.

March 2009. Norfolk NMP.
The cropmarks of the medieval settlement are now recorded under NHER 51984, with a possible Saxon precursor to the site recorded under NHER 52006.
S. Horlock (NMP), 24 March 2009.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG2300A-D, R-V.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Stoke Holy Cross.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Stoke Holy Cross.

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