Record Details

NHER Number:29361
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval earthworks, field west of Hall


Earthworks in a field to the west of the moated hall include a broad hollow way about eight metres wide, other enclosures and possible ridge and furrow cultivation marks.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7055 3222
Map Sheet:TF73SW

Full description

Earthworks in field to west of moated hall include a broad hollow way about eight metres wide; other enclosures; and possible ridge and furrow.
Site form filed under NHER 1692.
H. Paterson (NAU), March 1991.

October 1994. Earthwork Survey.
Survey at 1:1000 of boundary banks, ditches and short causeway suggesting limited archaeological features.
See report (S1) for further details and copy of plan (S2). The results of this survey are also summarised in (S3).
B. Cushion (NLA), October 1994. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 31 March 2015.

December 2001.
Areas of poaching; estate asked to seed if no natural regeneration.
H. Paterson (A&E), 25 January 2002.

March 2003.
Site scheduled. Report (S4) in file.
M. Horlock (NLA), 14 August 2003.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Unknown date)
  • DITCH (Unknown date)
  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOLLOW WAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RIDGE AND FURROW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument
  • Higher Level Stewardship

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. OS 92.346.065.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Report: Cushion, B. 1994. Shernborne SMR 29361. Earthwork Survey Report.
<S2>Illustration: Cushion, B. 1994. Plan of earthworks at Shernborne SMR 29361. Film. 1:1000.
<S3>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1995. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1994. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 230-239. p 237.
<S4>Designation: English Heritage. Scheduling Report.

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