Record Details

NHER Number:21064
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Herne Hall

Summary

This may be the site of a medieval manor known as Herne Hall, suggested by place name evidence, and medieval pottery has been found by fieldwalking. Cropmarks of various trackways and boundaries of unknown date are visible on aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7307 0397
Map Sheet:TF70SW
Parish:BARTON BENDISH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1 July 1976. OS air photography.
Cropmarks of trackways, field boundaries etc.
See plot in file.
D. Voisey (NLA) 3 Febraury 1995.

28 April 1984.
Fieldwalking; medium conditions; scatter only (BB 196).
4 medieval unglazed sherds; 1 glazed Grimston, 1 shelly prob medieval.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU)
E. Rose (NAU) 22 January 1985

(S1) suggests this was the approximate site of Herne Hall manor shown by placenames Hallhyrne Green, Way and Bottom.
E. Rose (NAU) 3 December 1997

Monument Types

  • BOUNDARY (Unknown date)
  • TRACKWAY (Unknown date)
  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fransham Survey. BB196. AJGR.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-124-414.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-124-415.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-124-416.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Article in Monograph: Rogerson, A. and Davison, A. 1997. An archaeological and historical survey of the parish of Barton Bendish. Barton Bendish and Caldecote: fieldwork in south-west Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. Rogerson, A. et al.. No 80 pp 1-42. p 29.

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