Record Details

NHER Number:21624
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Late Saxon settlement, post medieval buildings and multi-period pottery


This is the site of a Late Saxon settlement, which was occupied in the 11th century, and continued to be occupied during the medieval period. The 19th century buildings which stood on this site have been demolished. Field walking recovered pottery dating from the Late Saxon to the post medieval periods.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9169 1338
Map Sheet:TF91SW

Full description

March and April 1985. Field walking. Field Ordnance Survey Great Fransham 263. Good conditions.
19th century buildings demolished but 2 large modern buildings remain.
Thetford/Early medieval fabric sherds.
Medieval sherds, late medieval/early post medieval and glazed red earthenware.
See (S1).
Found and identified by A. Rogerson (NAU)
E. Rose (NAU) 14 August 1985.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fransham Survey. G263. AJGR.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Fransham Field Walking Boxfile.

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