Record Details

NHER Number:17809
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval to post medieval settlement and multi-period finds


This was the site of a common edge settlement during the medieval and post medieval periods. Fieldwalking on the site has recovered prehistoric flints, Roman tesserae, and medieval and post medieval pottery and finds. Fragments of medieval brick found on the site may have come from a house or other building on the site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 375 965
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

September 1981. Found in fieldwalking by Hales Survey, site 31.
Prehistoric flints.
2 contexts.
Medieval, post medieval sherds etc.
For full details see file.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 9 December 1981.

Winter 1981 to 1982.
Further finds.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 15 March 1982.

(S1) records this as Site 31, between Orchard Farm and Green Farm. Pottery dating from the 14th to the 16th centuries has been found on the site, and the fragments of medieval brick recovered are evidence of a former house site.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 25 January 2006

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • BOTTLE (Undated)
  • BRICK (Undated)
  • NAIL (Undated)
  • VESSEL (Undated)
  • VESSEL (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • TESSERA (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 31. Hales.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Hales Survey. Hales Survey fieldwalking notes.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Monograph: Davison, A.. 1990. The Evolution of Settlement in Three Parishes in South-East Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 49.

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