Record Details

NHER Number:23232
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval ridge and furrow and multi-period finds from between Hall Wood and Pepper Lane

Summary

Parchmarks of medieval ridge and furrow can be seen on an aerial photograph. Fieldwalking as part of the Fenland Survey recovered prehistoric worked flints and fragments of Roman and medieval pottery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 6336 9735
Map Sheet:TL69NW
Parish:HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

22 June 1975. Ordnance Survey air photography.
Parchmark cropmarks. Ridge and furrow.
D. Voisey (NLA), 6 March 1995.

8 January 1987. Fenland fieldwalking.
Young cereal, weathered soil.
HLG AA.
Odd sherds, ?medieval and occasional flint.
Archive says Roman sherds.
R. Silvester (NAU), 8 January 1987.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S1).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RIDGE AND FURROW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. HLG AA. FENS.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 75-269-209.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 75-269-210.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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