Record Details

NHER Number:35842
Type of record:Monument
Name:Neolithic, medieval and post medieval features at Langley Grange

Summary

An archaeological evaluation and excavation carried out before a swimming pool was dug recorded a Neolithic pit, a 13th or 14th century ditch, pit and gully, a medieval gully and a post medieval pit.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 35466 00989
Map Sheet:TG30SE
Parish:LANGLEY WITH HARDLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January 2001. Trial Trench and Excavation.
Evaluation and subsequent excavation prior to construction of swimming pool at Langley Grange.
Recorded a Neolithic pit and medieval and post medieval pits and gullies.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2). The prehistoric pit is also noted in (S3).
D. Gurney (NLA), 8 March 2001. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 April 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • PIT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • DITCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • GULLY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PIT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PIT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • QUERN (Unknown date)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOBACCO PIPE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Trimble, G. 2001. Report on an Archaeological Excavation at Langley Grange, Langley. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 578.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2002. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2001. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt I pp 162-177. p 169.
<S3>Thesis: Garrow, D.. 2006. Pits, Settlement and Deposition during the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age in East Anglia. during the Neolithic and Early Pits, Settlement and Deposition during the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age in East Anglia.

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