Record Details

NHER Number:126
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval quay and finds, 1 St George's Street


A wooden post with planking attached, probably part of a medieval quay, was found about a metre from the river during works in 1960. Also found were animal bones and pieces of medieval pottery.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2308 0887
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

1960. City Art School.
Digging of new foundations for a chimney below the river bank and about 1m (3 feet) from the edge of the river.
Wooden post about 15cm by 15cm by 10cm (6 inches by 6 inches x by 4 inches) long found at an angle of 45 degrees with planking at right angles to it.
Probably part of a quay. Found in black river silt.
13th/14th century pottery and animal bones also found.

Monument Types

  • WHARF (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Jennings, S. 1981. Eighteen Centuries of Pottery from Norwich. East Anglian Archaeology. No 13.
---Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 4.
---Record Card: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich.

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