Record Details

NHER Number:17439
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of undated enclosures, Late Saxon coin and medieval finds


An undated square enclosure and a second undated enclosure are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. Metal detecting in this area during 1985 and 1989 recovered a coin of King Cnut, medieval buckles and medieval coins.

Images - none


Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF72NW

Full description

1973. Soilmark. Location [1].
Dark small square enclosure with larger enclosure with rounded corners.
Plotted by A. Gregory (NAU) from photographs.
A. J. Walker from NCM map (S1), 12 March 1981.

October 1985. Context 1. Metal detecting. On east edge cropmark.
Penny of King Cnut. Colchester mint, Wulfwine.
Identified by E. James (KLM).
E. James (KLM), 12 October 1985.

September 1985. Metal detecting. Finds from around area of square enclosure cropmark.
Medieval bronze lozenge shaped buckle, photograph (S2) taken.
Edward I long cross silver penny.
Two unidentified silver long crosses.
A. Gregory (NAU), 3 September 1986.

1989. Metal detecting.
Late medieval buckle. Pin missing. AD 1300 to 1500 (S3).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 April 2000.

Monument Types

  • SQUARE ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. OS 73.003.147.
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Photograph: EGP 16-17 (MED buckle).
<S3>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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