Monument record HTC 038 - Savornes Tenement (PMed)

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Savornes Tenement.


Grid reference Centred TL 9983 5390 (23m by 26m)
Map sheet TL95SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Savornes Tenement. A copyhold cottage with a small piece of land called Salyns, Savens, Savins or Savornes is documented in the Hitcham manor court rolls from at least 1594 (the earlier court rolls are missing)(S1). Shown as a narrow yard with a barn-shaped building on the 1839 Hitcham Tithe Map and recorded in the 1840 Apportionment as `cottage & garden, 1 rood' (S2). Yard but no building shown on OS 6in scale map of 1905. Yard now gone. Dense scatter of burnt clay, brick, tile, some 6 to 7m across observed when a strip was excavated across the site for a new water main 1993. Also recovered were sherds of Med and PMed pottery, a fragment of a lead window came, glass, clay pipe stems, oyster and mussell shells (S3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: Field & Finds report forms.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Hitcham Manor documents. Hitcham manor documents, SRO (Bury) 392/16 and HA518/2/4.
  • <S2> Map: 1839/40. Hitcham Tithe Map and Apportionment. Hitcham Tithe Map & Apportionment, SRO (Bury) T147A/1,2.
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU, Martin E & Boulter S, field and finds report forms, 1993.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 11 2016 10:23AM

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