Record Details

NHER Number:10791
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval lime kiln and Roman coin


In 1723 a Roman coin of Antoninus Pius was recovered from the bottom of lime pits here. A map from 1838 also shows a lime kiln located here but a visit in 1992 failed to record any evidence of this structure.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 0153 8697
Map Sheet:TM08NW

Full description

1723. In lime pits 'at bottom', about 305m (100ft) O.D.
Large bronze coin of Antoninus Pius.
Obverse reads A.P. PPTR COS.III.
Reverse shoes Genius S/C.
See (S1) and (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Also lime kiln on (S3).
E. Rose (NAU).

1992. No kiln visible in pit.
Information from [1].

Monument Types

  • LIME KILN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Quidenham.
<S1>Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1805-1810. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Volume Unknown.
<S2>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 320.
<S3>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..

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