Record Details

NHER Number:19026
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of a post medieval house

Summary

Fieldwalking recovered a number of post medieval finds These probably come from a post medieval house that was demolished. Metal detecting recovered Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval coins, human bones and a gold Late Saxon strap end. Two Anglo-Scandinavian strap ends have also been found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM08NW
Parish:KENNINGHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

28 February 1983. Fieldwalked.
For two and a half hours by R. Rickett (NAU) and K. Penn (NAU) after report that it had been ploughed for the first time in living memory. Scatter of post medieval building material in southwest and northeast corners. Latter from a house demolished in living memory. Only finds pre recent were one late medieval/transitional rim sherd of micaceous fabric. One bellarmine sherd 17th/18th century/, one 16th century? Stoneware handle fragment. One 17th century? stoneware base fragment. Lump of lead with hole. NCM 332.983 ex staff fieldwork.
A. Rogerson (NAU).

March and October 1983.
See Notes for report of Late Saxon and medieval coins, post medieval coins, human bones and a gold Late Saxon strap end.
E. Rose (NAU), 25 March 1983

1997. Metal detecting finds.
Two Anglo-Scandinavian strap ends.
Early post medieval sword belt fitting.
See description in file.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM) January 1998.
Roman, medieval, post medieval coins.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) January 1998. See list in file.
K. Sussams (NCM) 19 January 1998.

March/ April 1998. Metal detecting.
Roman? furniture fitting, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
Two Roman and one medieval coin.

November/ December 1998.
Two post medieval coins.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 July 1999.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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