Record Details

NHER Number:28022
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible site of Early to Middle Saxon settlement


Fieldwalking recovered pieces of Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery. Metal detecting has been undertaken but no finds have been recorded. This may be the site of an Early to Middle Saxon settlement.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 14 31
Map Sheet:TG13SW

Full description

1990. Fieldwalking finds. Finder's Site M1.
Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval sherds.
For (S1) and full details of conditions see file.
E. Rose (NLA), 21 February 1991

1991 to 1992.
Further finds, including Early Saxon sherds.
E. Rose (NLA), 25 October 1991.

February 1999. Metal detecting. Field 13.
See Field Record in file.
NCM identifications to follow.
D. Gurney (NLA), 5 March 1999.

25 February 1999. Metal detecting.
'Blank' field.
D. Gurney (NLA), 26 July 2000.

(S2) describes as evidence for Early and Middle Saxon activity. A Middle Saxon settlement seems likley despite the small number of finds.
M. Dennis (NLA), 12 April 2006.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT? (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 410 AD to 850 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Article in Serial: Davison, A. 1995. The Field Archaeology of the Mannington and Wolterton Estates. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 160-184.

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