Record Details

NHER Number:12588
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Prehistoric flints, fragments of pottery dating from the Late Saxon to the post medieval period, and other medieval and post medieval finds have been found during fieldwalking. A cropmark previously recorded as part of this site duplicated NHER 36134 and is now recorded only under that record.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 9585 1553
Map Sheet:TF91NE
Parish:GRESSENHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Cropmarks previously recorded as part of this site are now recorded under NHER 36134

General scatter of medieval pottery including early medieval ware over field north of church and spreading across road to east and into adjoining field to south. At TF 9580 1560 a concentration of early medieval Ware, lava quern, 2 flint scrapers, and bronze tag end (marked Context 1).
On edge of field to south 2 medieval sherds (Context 2).
On west edge of field east of road 1 medieval sherd and 3 others uncertain, probably medieval (Context 3).
A. Rogerson (NAU) March 1977.

1980s. OS 1928 313. Site extended over all of field, Context 2.
Worked flint.
Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery.
Medieval buckle.
Post medieval brick and tile.
Lava quern.
List in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 20 October 1992.

January 1994. Fieldwalking finds.
Medieval and post medieval pottery.
Medieval cauldron.
Medieval roofing tiles.
See list and plan in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 27 January 1994.

Sample of medieval roofing tiles and medieval bricks, both of which are profuse. Lump of chalky fired clay, ?daub. Two pieces of shelly limestone, burnt (1 with mortar over fracture). 4 medieval unglazed including 1 Early medieval jar rim and developed bowl. 2 Glazed Grimston strap handles.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 29 June 1999.

November 2007. Norfolk NMP
The ovoid enclosure cropmark referred to above (see 18 Feb 1994 entry) is the same feature that has been recorded as NHER 36134. It is now recorded only as NHER 36134.
J. Albone (NMP), 20 November 2007

April 2009. Systematic fieldwalking survey.
Prehistoric worked flint, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds, medieval tiles, post-medieval brick.
See notes, list and annotated plans in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 February 2010.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRIQUETAGE (Undated)
  • QUERN (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MILLSTONE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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