Record Details

NHER Number:19488
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval settlement and multi-period finds


This is the site of a small medieval settlement close to the road leading to Stubbs Green. Fieldwalking has recovered prehistoric flints, fragments of Iron Age, medieval and post medieval pottery and other finds.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 361 975
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

23 January 1983. Hales survey site 79.
Small concentration of medieval/Post medieval sherds by house on west side of field. Grass platform (?) between house and Stubbs House (nothing by latter).
General scatter over rest of field.
Clay/loam soil, sticky when wet, quite well weathered though rough ploughed.
4 worked flints - 1 core, 2 flakes, 1 natural (identified by J. Wymer (NAU) January 1985).
1 bowl rim, handmade, very dark grey sandy with large inclusions Early Saxon ? Reidentified as probably Iron Age by A. Gregory (NAU) 1986.
38 medieval unglazed including probable curfew body sherd.
1 probable Stamford ware (Medieval).
10 glazed red earthenware.
2 post medieval black glazed.
1 china.
2 post medieval unglazed.
6 stoneware (one 19th century).
2 18th to 19th century glazed.
1 clay pipe stem with copper alloy mouthpiece.
1 glazed pantile (compare with NHER 19486).
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU) September 1983.
See (S1) in file.

(S2) records this as a medieval settlement site that was close to the road leading from Stubbs Green.
See (S2) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 24 May 2006

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 (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 79. Hales.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Monograph: Davison, A.. 1990. The Evolution of Settlement in Three Parishes in South-East Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 49. p 21.

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