Record Details

NHER Number:20752
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Late Saxon settlement, medieval settlement and multi-period finds


This is the site of a Late Saxon settlement, and fragments of Late Saxon pottery have been found during field walking. A settlement also developed here during the medieval period, and fragments of 13th and 14th century pottery have been found. prehistoric flints and pottery dating from the Roman and the medieval periods have also been found.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9155 1356
Map Sheet:TF91SW

Full description

March 1983. Field walking. Ordnance Survey field Great Fransham 272. Good conditions and casual finds.
Large quantities of pottery; medieval, including Grimston and Early medieval, Roman including Nar Valley, Late Saxon including Late Thetford and Sandwich.
Worked flints.
See (S1).
Found and identified by A. Rogerson (NAU)
E. Rose (NAU) 23 October 1984.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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 (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fransham Survey. G272. AJGR.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Fransham Field Walking Boxfile.

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