Record Details

NHER Number:10811
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age hearth and multi period pottery sherds


Sometime before 1963 a Bronze Age hearth was recorded in this location. Ploughing in the area during 1988 recovered a collection of pottery sherds dating from the Late Saxon to post medieval period including fragments of Thetford Ware.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 0272 8773
Map Sheet:TM08NW

Full description

Pre 1963.
Context 2 at above grid reference.
Bronze Age hearth noted by [1].
See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Autumn 1988.
Context 1 general scatter, ploughed surface.
Six sherds Thetford type ware.
Sixteen sherds unglazed medieval.
One sherd late medieval/Trans.
Finds held by NCM.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
D. Gurney (NAU) 21 November 1988.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • POT (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

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 08 NW 12.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Quidenham.
<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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