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Monument Number 390831

Hob Uid: 390831
Location :
Norfolk
South Norfolk
Denton
Grid Ref : TM2643089400
Summary : Earthwork remains of motte and bailey. A Roman sherd and 13th or 14th century quern fragment have been found on the motte.
More information : (TM 26438940) Castle Hill (NAT) Motte & Bailey (NR) (1)

Norman motte and bailey castle. (2)

Discovered 1850 visited 1880 (see TM 28 NE 12). (3)

Sherd of RB pottery and fragment of rotary quern found 1948. Fragment of large storage jar, probably 13th cent. found 1949. (4)

An excellent example of a small motte and bailey castle in good condition and topographical situation. Extensive local research has failed to reveal any historical background. Published survey 1:2500 revised. (5)

Small motte and bailey with wet ditches. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1957
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Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : RR Clarke letter 16.11.51
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Source Number : 3
Source : Norfolk archaeology : a journal of archaeology and local history
Source details : CR Manning
Page(s) : 334-342
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Vol(s) : 9, 1884
Source Number : 4
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Rec 6" 1949 RR Clarke
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Source Number : 4a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Norwich Castle Mus Recs
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JB 22-NOV-73
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Source Number : 6
Source : Castellarium anglicanum : an index and bibliography of the castles in England, Wales and the Islands. Volume II : Norfolk-Yorkshire and the islands
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Page(s) : 307
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Findspot
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Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Findspot, Motte And Bailey
Evidence : Find, Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : VESSEL
Object Material : Pottery
Period : Medieval
Component Monument Type : Findspot, Motte And Bailey
Object Type : QUERN
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : NF 135a
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Norfolk)
External Cross Reference Number : 11047
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TM 28 NE 2
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON TM 28 NE 2
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1973-11-22
End Date : 1973-11-22
Associated Activities : Primary, DARROW WOOD
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1993-01-01
End Date : 1993-12-31