Record Details

NHER Number:22665
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible medieval settlement


Fieldwalking recovered fragments of medieval and post medieval pottery. Pieces of medieval quern stone were also found. The concentration of medieval finds suggests this was an area of medieval settlement.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 3841 9855
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

December 1985 and February to March 1986. Hales Survey, Heckingham site 35.
Remains of market garden crop, and reeds.

Lava quern fragments (not collected).
Fifty six medieval unglazed including ginger jar rim, but predominantly 13th to 14th century.
Six medieval unglazed.
Three late medieval/transitional.
Three glazed red earthenware.
See (S1).
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU), 23 June 1986.

Site 35.
This area has been interpreted a a medieval settlement. Slightly higher than site 19, NHER 22664, separated from it by a recent shallow ditch.
See (S2) for detailed discussion.
M. Dennis (NLA), 1 February 2006.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 35. Hales.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Hales Survey. Hales Survey fieldwalking notes.
<S2>Monograph: Davison, A.. 1990. The Evolution of Settlement in Three Parishes in South-East Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 49.

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