Record Details

NHER Number:13919
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible site of medieval deserted settlement

Summary

This ploughed-out earthworks of this site are visible as soilmarks on aerial photographs, and these may be the remains of a medieval deserted settlement and fishponds. The field name Fish Pond Close is recorded on the 19th century tithe map.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 74287 05457
Map Sheet:TF70NW
Parish:BEACHAMWELL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1965 to 6 and 1978.
Soilmarks of ploughed out earthworks.
Called deserted medieval village by J. K. St. Joseph (CUCAP)
Photograph seen E. Rose (NAU) 7 August 1978.
E. Rose (NAU) 1978.

1985.
Informant notes that the All Saints Tithe Map calls the eastern of the two fields Fish Pond Close.
E. Rose (NAU) 5 June 1985.

Monument Types

  • EARTHWORK (Undated)
  • SITE (Undated)
  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FISHPOND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 7405A-F, CUCAP AKQ25.

Related records - none

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