Record Details

NHER Number:16851
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval to post medieval settlement


This was the site of a small medieval settlement on the edge of Hales Green, but the settlement declined from the late medieval period into the post medieval period. Fieldwalking has recovered fragments of medieval and post medieval pottery and a medieval lava quern.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 3713 9630
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

1980. Finds from NARG fieldwalking. East edge field, west of Hales Green.
Medieval and post medieval sherds.
Quern and hone.
See list in file.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU) November 1980.
E. Rose (NAU) 5 December 1980.

(S1) records this as Site 1, a small strip of medieval settlement along the edge of Hales Green. The settlement was in pronounced decline by the early post medieval period.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 19 May 2006

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WHETSTONE (Undated)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUERN (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.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Monograph: Davison, A.. 1990. The Evolution of Settlement in Three Parishes in South-East Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 49. p 21.

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