Record Details

NHER Number:28539
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of possible Middle Saxon settlement and medieval settlement

Summary

Fieldwalking recovered pieces of Iron Age, Middle Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery. This is the site of a possible Middle Saxon settlement and a declining medieval settlement.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1380 3231
Map Sheet:TG13SW
Parish:ITTERINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1991. Found in fieldwalking (two visits). Finder's site M32.
Iron Age, Middle Saxon, medieval, post medieval sherds.
See lists and (S1) in file for full details.
Information from [1].
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
E. Rose (NLA), October 1991.

(S2) describes as evidence for Middle Saxon and post medieval activity. Some stonewares were found. A Middle Saxon settlement seems likely despite the small number of finds. The small quantity of medieval finds mirrors a declining settlement.
M. Dennis (NLA), 12 April 2006.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT? (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (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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