Record Details

NHER Number:19314
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval settlements and cross


This is the site of several small medieval settlements along the edge of Stubbs Green. A cross is mentioned close to these settlement sites in medieval documents. Fieldwalking has recovered medieval and post medieval pottery and other finds from the site. Metal-detecting at some point before 1997 recovered a medieval padlock.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 360 972
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

26 September 1982. Fieldwalking. Ploughed and rolled, moderate conditions.
Medieval sherds
Post medieval sherds
Iron knife
In 4 concentrations plus general scatter.
See list in file.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU) 28 June 1983.

Site of Branteshaghe cross. See (S1).

(S1) also records this as Site 63, a number of small concentrations of medieval activity along the edge of Stubbs Green. None of the settlements appear to date from before the 12th century, and they had been abandoned by the early post medieval period.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 23 May 2006

Before 1997. Metal-detecting. [1].
Medieval padlock.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 3 April 2017.

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 16th Century - 1066 AD to 1540 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • KNIFE (Undated)
  • QUERN (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 63. 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 52.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2024 Norfolk Historic Environment Service