Record Details

NHER Number:21544
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval settlement and multi-period finds


This is the site of a medieval settlement that had disappeared by the post medieval period. Prehistoric flints, Roman pottery and tile, and fragments of pottery dating from the Middle Saxon to the post medieval periods have been found during fieldwalking.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 373 985
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

31 March and 14 April 1985. Hales site 162. Fieldwalking cultivated and harrowed (31 March) and sown well rain-washed excellent surface (14 April). Pit ploughed in centre of field.
No real concentrations but marked scatter northern 2/3 field.
5 worked flints.
1 Roman? storage jar.
1 Roman tegula.
1 Ipswich pimply sherd.
91 medieval unglazed.
1 medieval glazed.
41 Late medieval/Trans.
37 post medieval to modern.
3 post medieval tiles.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU) 12 July 1985.
Details in file.

(S1) identifies this as a medieval settlement site that had disappeared by the late medieval period.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 12 June 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 (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)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 162. 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---Unpublished Document: Hales Survey.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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