Record Details

NHER Number:1268
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman pottery and bone finds

Summary

A scatter of Roman pottery fragments and a bone spindle whorl of the same period were recovered in 1948.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6969 4011
Map Sheet:TF64SE
Parish:OLD HUNSTANTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1948.
Ringstead Downs, including Meadowpits Hall Farm.
Scatter of Roman pottery including amphora handle stamped ACIRGI (2nd cent. Parallels from France and Germany CIL XIII 10,002-6) and jug handle (compare with Camulodunum forms 140,161) not later than AD 65.
Also a bone spindle whorl of domed section.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 64 SE 11.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Hunstanton (Old) [2].

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