Record Details

NHER Number:10062
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval field system

Summary

A medieval field system, including evidence for strip cultivation, survived in this field until about 1905. Sadly, none of it now survives on the ground.

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Location

Grid Reference:TM 162 947
Map Sheet:TM19SE
Parish:FORNCETT, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Strip cultivation survived in this field until about 1905 according to informant [1].
See (S1).

October 1979.
No remnants now - a beet field.
Called Forncett Common Field on (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 3 October 1979.

Monument Types

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Forncett.
<S1>Map: NCM. NCM Record Map.
<S2>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

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