Record Details

NHER Number:13937
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric pot boilers and multi-period objects

Summary

Fieldwalking here in 1978-1979 recovered prehistoric flints, Roman sherds in a pit with carbonised grain, a medieval strap end and fragment of a key along with pieces of Roman glass. Subsequent fieldwalking in 1987 recorded a scatter of prehistoric pot boilers.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TL69NW
Parish:SOUTHERY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1978-1979. Bypass fieldwalking.
Worked flints.
Iron Age, Roman and medieval pottery, including Roman sherds in pit and ditch with carbonised grain.
Roman coins and glass.

Found with metal detector.
Medieval coins and metalwork.

1987. Fenland fieldwalking.
Pot boiler site and medieval sherds.
See details in file.
Site plans, and report on grain in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 11 July 1990.

For full details of wares, flint types, etc., see Fenland Folders.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • DITCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLANT REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MUSKET BALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. SRY 5. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. SRY AD. FENS.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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