Record Details

NHER Number:13080
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of undated enclosure, Roman pottery sherd, Late Saxon tweezers

Summary

Aerial photography from 1976 recorded the cropmark of an undated trapedzoidal enclosure. Metal detecting in 1998 recovered a fragment of a pair of Middle Saxon bronze tweezers decorated with edge grooves and four ring-and-dots, as well as some Roman pottery sherds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 07 30
Map Sheet:TG03SE
Parish:THURNING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1976. Cropmark of trapedzoidal enclosure.
Located by E. Rose (NAU), 17 January 1978

September/October 1998. Metal detector finds.
End of one arm of a pair of Middle Saxon bronze tweezers flaring from a fairly odd break to an inturned tip. Decorated with edge grooves and four ring-and-dots.
Polariod in NCM (S1).
Identified by H. Geake (NCM).
Two Roman greyware (one base and one body sherd), both largish sherds.
Plan (S2) in file.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 November 1998.

For finds from this site see NHER 34366.

Monument Types

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 0730H.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S2>Map: Finder's Map..

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