Record Details

NHER Number:12716
Type of record:Monument
Name:Settlement of unknown date and Iron Age and Roman finds

Summary

A probable settlement of unknown date is visible as a series of cropmark enclosures of aerial photographs. An Iron Age brooch and a pair of Roman tweezers have been found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 74 87
Map Sheet:TL78NW
Parish:HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1977. Context 1 at grid reference. On ploughed surface.
Copper alloy brooch, La Tene I type, with solid cast bow.
Via NCM.

12 August 1981. NAU air photograph.
Soil marks.
Rectilinear marks of ploughed out settlement area?
D. Edwards (NAU) 21 April 1982.

Early 2004. Metal detecting.
Roman pair of tweezers of abnormal form.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 October 2004.

Monument Types

  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • SETTLEMENT (Unknown date)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records - none

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