Record Details

NHER Number:23030
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval object concentration, medieval pottery sherds


Fieldwalking in 1986 by the Fenland Survey recovered a general scatter of medieval pottery sherds, largely from the east end of the field. A concentration of medieval pottery sherds, with a small number of shell and animal bone fragments, was also recorded.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6218 1539
Map Sheet:TF61NW

Full description

1 June 1966. Ordnance Survey aerial photography.
Positive cropmarks.
Moat and field boundaries.
D. Voisey, 12 December 1995.

29 October 1986. Fenland fieldwalking, young cereal, well weathered soil. Field between Puny Drain and former Clarkes Drove siding.
Context 1: general scatter. Medieval sherds mainly east end. WHW AG (S1).
Context 2: (at 6241 1547). Area of scatter about 56m north to south x 22m east to west. Concentration medieval pottery on ridge of mineral soil projecting into silt and up to 0.8m above it. Also odd bit of shell and animal bone. WHW 2 (S2).
Finds in NCM [1].
For full details of wares, flint types, etc. see Fenland Folders (S3).
R. Silvester (NAU), 31 October 1986.

June 2003. NMP.
The cropmarks within this site are now recorded under NHER 38230
M. Brennand (NMP), 9 June 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1966. OS 66-117-075.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WHW AG. FENS. WHW AG.
<S2>*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WHW 2. FENS. WHW 2.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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