Near Thundersley Hall

Regarding the pottery and horseshoes I dug up at Manor Cottage, Manor Road, New Thundersley, here are some pictures of the finds.
I would love to know more about my area. We are 20 yards from Thundersley Hall,  probably in their ex-stable block and kitchen gardens.
We were told in the early 1970s by an elderly neighbour, that there used to be a duck pond where my garage stands now. It is this area where the pottery and smaller horseshoe were dug up.  The shire horse shoe was dug up thirty years ago on the left hand side of the garden, about 10 yards from this year’s finds.  The horseshoes were extremely rusty and were painted before displaying them on the front door.
My plotlands type dwelling is alleged to be 1925 – the deeds are unclear on this. My neighbour at Manor View has found details in the 1901 census of a market gardener by the name of Patmore living in her property. Her house dates from 1899.
We would love to find plans of the Thundersley Hall grounds which might help us ascertain what activities were carried out on our patches of land.  We have done some research and have a trip to Essex Records Office planned in the near future.

{ Ed:  Our Archaeological advisor suggests asking the Essex Finds Liaison Officer based at Colchester to take a look at them the next time he visits Southend. it’s worth contacting Southend Museum to discuss this further. He notes: from the pictures; - there is a piece of broken flint yet to be confirmed as to whether it has been deliberately worked into a shape usable as a tool.-  the pottery is of as yet unidentified age.-  finds of this type may be taken into the Southend Museum for further identification by experts under the Portable Antiquities Scheme.}

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