Record Details

NHER Number:20373
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval settlement


This is the site of a small medieval settlement and fieldwalking has recovered fragments of medieval and post medieval pottery.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 355 959
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

1983 to 1984. Hales Survey site 109.
Field northwest of Wood Farm (includes north-west salient, former separate field, but nothing found in this).
Sticky clay-loam, well-shot barley. Reasonably good.
Sherds etc in two areas.
Context 1 at 3539 9581. Concentration 48m north to south by 38m east to west, in southwest corner of field 57m from east hedge and 9m from south.
22 rims medieval unglazed jars and bowls; 1 rim and pouring lip unglazed Medieval jug 126 bodysherds.
Handle fragment and 5 bodysherds medieval glazed.
1 bodysherd white fabric, not now glazed - source and date?
Context 2 = location in centre of field towards east (see (S1) in file).
1 rim Early medieval jar, 1 medieval unglazed handle, fluted section.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU) 1984.
E. Rose (NAU) 15 May 1984.

(S2) records this as a small medieval settlement.
See (S2) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 24 May 2006

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • 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. 109. 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.

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