Record Details

NHER Number:7964
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of a medieval settlement, multi-period pottery sherds


Aerial photography from the late 1950s suggests that this is the site of medieval houses. Fieldwalking in 1993 in advance of the Scole to Dickleborough road improvement scheme also recovered Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery, as well as some prehistoric worked flints.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 152 795
Map Sheet:TM17NE

Full description

Cropmarkings on aerial photography by St Joseph (Cambridge University Committee for Aerial Photography) shows this is probably the site of medieval cottages.
R. R. Clarke (NCM), 16 September 1951.

November 1992-January 1993. Systematic Fieldwalking and Metal-detecting Survey.
Field Survey on route of Scole-Dickleburgh road improvement (Field 3057):
Worked flint.
Roman and medieval pottery sherds.
See report (S1) for further details. See also report on desk-based evaluation of the road's proposed route (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), 26 February 1993. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 31 March 2015.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • 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)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Scole.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. and Tester, A. 1993. Report of Fieldwork in Norfolk and Suffolk on the Scole-Dickleburgh Road Improvement. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 43.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Emery, P. 1992. Report of the Archaeological Evaluation of the Scole-Dickleburgh Road Improvement. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 41.

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