Record Details

NHER Number:19860
Type of record:Monument
Name:Undated mound, medieval object concentration

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1983 by the Fenland Survey recovered a scatter of medieval pottery sherds from across this field. A concentration of medieval pottery sherds, animal bone and fired clay fragments was also noted, along with much overlying post medieval debris. An undated mound was also noted.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 4966 1409
Map Sheet:TF41SE
Parish:WALPOLE HIGHWAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

14 December 1983. Fenland fieldwalking. Rough ploughed field, well weathered, good conditions.
Context 1: scatter of medieval sherds. WPP BR (S1).
Context 2: at 4976 1410 concentration of medieval sherds, sparse animal bone and some fired clay fragments. At south end scatter, much overlying post medieval debris, shown as building on 6 inch Ordnance Survey now demolished. Whole sits on low mound - artificial ? 21m x 60m. WPP 33 (S2).
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).
R. Silvester (NAU), 14 December 1983.

Monument Types

  • MOUND (Unknown date)
  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • BRIQUETAGE (Undated)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP BR. FENS. WPP BR.
<S2>*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP 33. FENS. WPP 33.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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