Record Details

NHER Number:19616
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval settlement on former common edge


Fieldwalking recovered medieval and post medieval pottery. The finds have been interpreted as a medieval settlement site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 9442 9056
Map Sheet:TL99SW

Full description

1983. Surface finds on edge of old common? Little Hockham 'Site 8'.
One rim medieval unglazed bowl and four bodysherds same.
One bodysherd glazed Grimston.
One base glazed medieval not Grimston.
One jar rim reduced non-glazed form late medieval or late medieval/transitional.
Two bodysherds late medieval/transitional.
Two glazed red earthenware.
Finder [1].
A. Rogerson (NAU), October 1983.

13 November 1983.
Details as above.
One jar rim and two bases and twenty three sherds medieval unglazed.
Four late medieval/transitional.
Two glazed red earthenware.
Two glazed Grimston.
A. Rogerson (NAU), March 1984.

See (S1) and details in file.

This is primarily a medieval site, most of the pottery is unglazed. The few late medieval and post medieval pottery fragments suggests activity was slight by this date.
See (S2).
M. Dennis (NLA), 10 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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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