Record Details

NHER Number:21541
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval settlement and multi-period finds


This is the site of a medieval settlement that was revealed during fieldwalking. Fragments of Roman pottery and roof tile and fragments of pottery dating from the Middle Saxon to the post medieval periods have been found on the site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 3669 9884
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

Winter 1984 to 1985. Hales site 159.
Fieldwalking on sloping field, ploughed surface. Upper 50m light soil, few finds; lower 100m dark soil with much more pottery.
1 worked flint.
1 sherd Roman micaceous greyware; 3 bases greyware Roman?; 1 tegula.
1 rim sandy Ipswich.
1 rim early medieval in Thetford form.
107 medieval unglazed.
8 medieval glazed.
46 late medieval/early post medieval.
18 glazed red earthenware.
6 post medieval stoneware.
3 late stoneware.
2 flower pot, 1 18th/19th century glazed.
1 lava, 1 hone.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU) 12 July 1985.
Details in file.

(S1) records this as the site of a medieval settlement that had disappeared by the late medieval/early post medieval period.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 12 June 2006

May 2015. Test-pitting as part of Loddon Parish Survey.
Details to come.
A. Cattermole (HES), 28 May 2015.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • QUERN (Undated)
  • WHETSTONE (Undated)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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. 159. 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---Unpublished Document: Hales Survey.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 21.

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