Record Details

NHER Number:36960
Type of record:Monument
Name:Late Saxon and medieval pits and ditches


An archaeological evaluation carried out by the Norfolk Archaeological Unit in 2002 revealed Late Saxon and medieval ditches, containing pottery dating from the Middle Saxon to the post medieval period.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7650 3713
Map Sheet:TF73NE

Full description

February 2002. NAU evaluation.
3 of the 5 trial trenches revealed pits and ditches containing shell fragments, domestic animal bones and Late Saxon and medieval pottery. Also one residual fragment of Ipswich ware.
Contexts 1 to 28 used.
See (S1).
See also (S2).
J. Allen (NLA), 25 February 2002.

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DITCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PIT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • QUERN (Unknown date)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Unpublished document: Hobbs, B.P.. 2002. NAU Report No. 690. Report on an archaeological evaluation at Church Place, Docking, Norfolk..
<S2>Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2003. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2002. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt II pp 368-384. p 370.

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