Record Details

NHER Number:23271
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible medieval moat and multi-period finds

Summary

A possible medieval moat is visible on Ordnance Survey maps. Fieldwalking and metal-detecting between 2002 and 2013 recovered a Neolithic scraper; medieval to post-medieval pottery sherds; a medieval quern fragment; post-medieval clay tobacco pipe fragments; medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval jetton and undated, Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an undated weight; a Roman military sword belt fitting; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval brooch and post-medieval spur fragments, a furniture fitting, thimble, harness mount and weight.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 11 91
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:CARLETON RODE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1986. Southwest of Hargate.
Possible moat marked on (S1). West and south sides shown water filled but narrow, pond to east of small building possibly once part of east side. Now all removed so not possible to identify.
Fieldwalking produced finger tipped decorated handle and medieval rim sherd.
W. Milligan (NCM), 4 December 1986.

2000 to before 10 March 2003. Metal detecting.
Neolithic flint scraper.
Medieval and post medieval sherds.
One medieval and three post medieval coins.
Roman military sword belt fitting.
Medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 August 2003.

Before 12 July 2004. Metal detecting, site extended, previously centred at location [2].
Medieval and post medieval sherds.
Post medieval spur and clay pipe.
Possible medieval lava quern fragment.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 November 2004.

March-October 2013. Metal-detecting. [3].
1 medieval coin, 1 pottery sherd and a buckle.
1 medieval/post-medieval pottery sherd.
1 post-medieval pottery sherd, a buckle and a harness mount.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 6 February 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • END SCRAPER (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1299 AD to 1300 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1450 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1450 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..

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