Record Details

NHER Number:17187
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval settlement and multi-period finds


This is the site of a small medieval settlement that had been abandoned by the late medieval to early post medieval period. Fieldwalking has recovered prehistoric flints, Roman pottery and medieval and post medieval pottery and other finds.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 365 965
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

Late 1980.
Context 1. Surface finds in fieldwalking.
Flint scraper.
2 flint tools.
1 eroded Samian sherd?
48 medieval coarse sherds.
4 late medieval/Post medieval sherds.
1 malting kiln flue tile.
4 post medieval tiles.
Iron bar.
Finders: Hales Hall Survey.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU) April 1981.

Winter 1981 to 1982.
Context 2. Scatter extended over whole field.
Flint flake.
Medieval unglazed sherd.
5 post medieval glazed, 1 stoneware.
1 lava fragment.
Context 3. To east on line of removed hedge.
1 medieval unglazed.
3 late medieval glazed.
1 post medieval glazed.
Plan in file.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 14 March 1982.

(S1) records this as Site 23, a 'vaguely defined' medieval settlement site that had been abandoned by the late medieval to early post medieval period.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 23 May 2006.

October 2018. Metal-detecting. Iceni Tours. [1].
PAS details to follow.
E. McDonald (HES), 3 March 2021.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FLUE TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WHETSTONE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 23. Hales.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<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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