Record Details

NHER Number:18018
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Fair Stead medieval market


According to the Ordnance Survey this is the site of the livestock fairs held in Shouldham twice annually. In 1982 items of post medieval metalwork were allegedly found here, but these in fact came from either NHER 18101 or 18880.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 67 09
Map Sheet:TF60NE

Full description

Presumably site of livestock fairs held here twice annually. Town was known as Market Shouldham (S1).

Post medieval metalwork allegedly found here, but thought to be from NHER 18101 or NHER 18880.
See Notes. Slide (S2) by KLM.
E. Rose (NAU) and E. James (KLM) 22 March 1982.

Monument Types

  • MARKET (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (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.
---Unpublished Contractor Report: Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 1996. Shouldham to Watlington Water Mains Watching Brief. Norfolk Archaeological Unit.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1807. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Vol VII. p 417.

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