Record Details

NHER Number:19614
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Site of possible post medieval shepherd's hut at Shepherds Yard


Fieldwalking recovered fragments of medieval and post medieval pottery. Some building materials were also present. This may be the site of a small post medieval building, perhaps a shepherd's hut.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 9468 9064
Map Sheet:TL99SW

Full description

1983. Surface finds south side of Shepherds Yards. Little Hockham. 'Site 10'.
Later settlement? Shepherds house?
One bodysherd micaceous.
One jar rim reduced and unglazed, late medieval.
Two bases, two sherds late medieval/transitional.
Six glazed red earthenware.
Finder [1].
A. Rogerson (NAU), October 1983.

See file for (S1) and details.

The site is associated with the margin of the former common. Some building materials were present.
See (S2).
M. Dennis (NLA), 9 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • SHEPHERDS HUT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUILDING MATERIAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Article in Serial: Davison, A. 1987. Little Hockham. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XL Pt I pp 84-93.

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43977Parent of: Little Hockham deserted post medieval village (Monument)

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