Record Details

NHER Number:10810
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age hearth and multi period pottery sherds


A Bronze Age hearth was noted here in the 1930s. Additionally, a number of multi period pottery sherds were recovered, including fragments of Saxon Pimply Ipswich Ware along with a Saxon coin of Cnut.

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Map Sheet:TM08NW

Full description

Context 2 at above grid reference.
Bronze Age hearth noted by [1].
See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

November 1988.
Context 1 general scatter, ploughed surface.
One pimply Ipswich rim.
Thirty-four medieval sherds unglazed.
Four Late medieval/Trans.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
D. Gurney (NAU) 21 November 1988.

Pre 1999. Cut farthing of Cnut 1018-24.
See coin form in file, from which information taken - no other record received from NCM.
E. Rose (NLA) 23 April 1999.

Before 16 February 2000. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon coin.
See Early Medieval Corpus sheet in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 October 2000.

Monument Types

  • HEARTH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Quidenham.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Apling, H. 1931. Bronze Age Settlements in Norfolk. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol VI Pt IV pp 365-370. p 365.

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