Record Details

NHER Number:15060
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval hollow way and multi-period objects

Summary

Fieldwalking in this area during 1973 and 1990 recovered sherds of Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, and post medieval pottery. The presence of a medieval hollow way was also noted. Subsequent metal detecting on site in 1999-2000 retrieved various objects including a post medieval saddle pommel, a shield-shaped medieval horse harness pendant, two medieval spur buckles, several post medieval jettons and a Late Saxon stirrup strap mount.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 16 32
Map Sheet:TG13SE
Parish:WICKMERE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1973. Context 1 at [1]. Near drive of Wolterton Hall. On ploughed surface.
One medieval coarse body sherd.
One greyware body sherd, undated.
Found by A. Rogerson and J. Manser (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NAU) July 1979.

March 1990. Fieldwalking finds, contexts 2 to 5.
Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, and post medieval sherds. Hollow way noted.
See lists and plans in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 31 October 1990.

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

February 1999. Metal detecting.
Medieval and post medieval coins.
Medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 15 January 2000.

30 January 2000. Metal detecting. South part of site.
One post medieval coin.
Medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
See list, finder's notes and map in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 16 November 2000.

Monument Types

  • HOLLOW WAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • JETTON (Undated)
  • NAIL (Undated)
  • POT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BARREL PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COOKING VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SADDLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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