|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Medieval ridge and furrow|
An area of well-preserved medieval ridge and furrow is visible as earthworks in the grounds of Talbot's Manor House. Late Saxon or medieval pottery has been found on the site.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 6820 0652|
|Parish:||FINCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
In grounds of Talbot Manor House.
Excellent ridge and furrow, preserved in botanical gardens. Trees 30 years old and less planted on ridges.
Information from source , 1978.
Visited 6 August 1980.
Confirmed; grid reference made more accurate. The ridges, prominent but spread, run north to south. A footpath still bisects the gardens following the old field boundary.
E. Rose (NAU) 6 August 1980
1990. From flower beds.
Late Saxon/Medieval sherds including Grimston/Thetford rim. Not seen.
E. Rose (NLA) 7 January 1991.
- RIDGE AND FURROW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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