Record Details

NHER Number:21538
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Middle Saxon settlement and multi-period finds


This is the site of a small Middle Saxon settlement, and a scatter of Middle Saxon pottery has been recovered from the site. Prehistoric flints, fragments of medieval and post medieval pottery, post medieval floor tiles and post medieval clay pipes have also been found during fieldwalking.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 3784 9900
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

Winter 1984 to 1985. Hales site 154. Fieldwalking light sandy boulder clay, winter cereal very low, good conditions.
4 worked flints.
2 bases and 2 sherds pimply Ipswich.
1 sherd sandy Ipswich.
3 medieval unglazed, 1 glazed.
10 post medieval sherds. 1 post medieval floor tile, 1 clay pipe.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU) 12 July 1985.
Details in file.

(S1) identifies this as a possible Middle Saxon settlement site.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 12 June 2006

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FLOOR TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 154. Hales.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Hales Survey. Hales Survey fieldwalking notes.
---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 16.

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