Record Details

NHER Number:19615
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval settlement along the former common edge


Fieldwalking recovered fragments of medieval and post medieval pottery. The finds have been interpreted as evidence for settlement from the medieval to possibly the early post medieval period.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 9459 9058
Map Sheet:TL99SW

Full description

1983. Surface finds from edge of old common? Little Hockham 'Site 9'.
Eighteen bodysherds medieval unglazed.
One bowl rim, grey micaceous, medieval.
Two bodysherds glazed Grimston.
One rim, one bodysherd late medieval/transitional.
Two glazed red earthenware.
Finder [1].
A. Rogerson (NAU), October 1983.

13 November 1983.
Details as before.
Seven sherds and one rim medieval unglazed.
One sherd glazed Grimston.
Seven late medieval/transitional.
Four glazed red earthenware.
A. Rogerson (NAU), March 1984.

See file for (S1) and details.

The site is divided by a drainage ditch, presumably of later date that is being ploughed in. This is a medieval site which persisted into the late medieval and possibly early post medieval times.
See (S2).
M. Dennis (NLA), 10 March 2006.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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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