Record Details

NHER Number:4662
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval enclosure and moat

Summary

The site of a medieval rectangular enclosure and moat visible on aerial photographs. Medieval pottery and a fragment of a quern stone have been found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8849 0322
Map Sheet:TF80SE
Parish:ASHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1959. Field Observation.
Site of enclosure (Moat) south west of Lodge Farm, medieval pottery and quern stone fragments found by Norwich Museum.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).
See (S1) for further information.


See RAF aerial photographs 9 July 1946, St. Joseph AP's CL 055-6, 2 superimposed rectangles.
E. Rose.

1959. Neolithic flint arrowhead found on site of enclosure (?moat) south west of Lodge Farm.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

5 June 1973. OS air photography. Rectangular enclosure.
D. Voisey, (NAU) 9 August 1995.

Monument Types

  • ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: St. Joseph CC 055-6.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 73-243-028.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Ashill.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Ashill.
<S1>Article in serial: Wilson, D. M. and Hurst, D. G. 1961. Medieval Britain in 1959. Medieval Archaeology. Vol IV (for 1960) pp 134-165. p 153.

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