Record Details

NHER Number:16778
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval house platform and Middle Saxon to medieval pottery


Pottery fragments from the Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval periods have been found in this garden. Next door is a large earth platform that has been suggested as the site of the medieval vicarage.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 714 235
Map Sheet:TF72SW

Full description

1976. Almost beneath rear wall of 16 Church Hill. about 75cm (2 foot 6 inches) deep in topsoil, found in drain laying.
Two Thetford type jar rims.
Two bowl rims.
Two sagging bases.
Two bodysherds.
-One Ipswich type sandy bodysherd.
One probably medieval coarse bodysherd.
1976 finds = Context 1.

20 November 1980. Casual finds in flowerbed on east side house by A. Rogerson (NAU).
Context 2.
One Thetford-type bodysherd.
One probably medieval body sherd, coarse.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 24 November 1980.

On south edge of garden/next plot, a large earth platform. Possibly site of medieval vicarage.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOUSE PLATFORM (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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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