Record Details

NHER Number:1121
Type of record:Monument
Name:Old Park former medieval park and multi-period finds and features

Summary

A former medieval park, containing a medieval moated site and cropmarks, including those of two possible Bronze Age barrows. Metal detecting and fieldwalking over the years has recovered a range of objects, including Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery fragments, Roman coins and a spoon, medieval coins, a pilgrim bottle and badge, and a post medieval buckle.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 96 22
Map Sheet:TF92SE
Parish:NORTH ELMHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Old Park. Former medieval park. Contains moated site and cropmarks, including sites of two possible barrows.

Before 1974. Roman sherds etc found.

1988. Roman sherds and coin found.
E. Rose (NAU), 2 December 1982

1992. Metal detecting.
Roman coins, metalwork, pottery.
Iron Age, medieval pottery.

Before 21 April 1999. Surface finds while metal detecting.
Roman greyware: one bowl rim, one bead and flange bowl rim, two basal sherds (including one in coarse sandy fabric) and two body sherds.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 April 2000.

See report, correspondence (S1) and sketch plan (S2) in file.

October 2001. Metal detecting.
Two Roman coins.
One medieval coin.
Medieval buckle.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 December 2001.

Monument Types

  • SITE (Unknown date)
  • BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • DEER PARK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LODGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PARK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BARREL (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • WHETSTONE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF9620A,TF9621A-D,P, St Joseph 087-8.
---Monograph: Ashley, S.. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 101.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Elmham [North].
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Correspondence: Lawson, A.. 1980. Various.
<S2>Map: Finder's Map..

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