Record Details

NHER Number:16853
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval to post medieval settlement and multi-period finds


This was the site of a small medieval settlement which declined from the late medieval period into the post medieval period. Fieldwalking and metal detecting have recovered an Early Saxon brooch and medieval and post medieval pottery.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 37 96
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

1980. NARG fieldwalking.
18 medieval coarse sherds.
4 medieval/late medieval glazed.
2 post medieval? sherds.
Site plan in file.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU), 5 December 1980.

January 1991. Metal detecting.
Bow and part of foot of Early Saxon long brooch, probably cruciform; deep long catch plate indicates this may be a group I.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 January 1991.

(S1) records this as Site 3, a small strip of medieval settlement. The settlement was in pronounced decline by the early post medieval period.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 19 May 2006

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
---Photograph: FVA 9-10.
<S1>Monograph: Davison, A.. 1990. The Evolution of Settlement in Three Parishes in South-East Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 49. p 21.

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