Record Details

NHER Number:28533
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible site of Early Saxon settlement


Fieldwalking recovered pieces of Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Roman and medieval pottery, medieval tile and prehistoric worked flints. This may be the site of an Early Saxon settlement.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1391 3142
Map Sheet:TG13SW

Full description

Early 1991. Found in fieldwalking. Finder's field M26
Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Roman pottery.
Medieval sherds and tile.
Worked flints.
See lists and (S1) in file for full details.
Information from [1].
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
E. Rose (NLA), October 1991.

(S2) describes as a definite discovery of Early Saxon activity. This might be regarded as a forerunner of settlement at Mannington.
M. Dennis (NLA), 12 April 2006.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT? (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1991. LBM 3, Romano British pin..
---Photograph: 1991. LBM 10-12, Late Saxon box mount..
---Photograph: 1991. LBM 27-29, Medieval ring..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Article in Serial: Davison, A. 1995. The Field Archaeology of the Mannington and Wolterton Estates. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 160-184.

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