Record Details

NHER Number:14774
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman or medieval building

Summary

A spread of Roman and medieval pottery fragments have been found here. A possible rectangular building platform can be seen on aerial photographs. This feature may, however, be caused by the underlying geology.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4271 0573
Map Sheet:TG40NW
Parish:FREETHORPE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
HALVERGATE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1979. Wickhampton, Church Farm, by river.
Spread of medieval and Roman pot in northeast part of field. Seen under very poor light and soil conditions after ploughman donated Roman greyware pedestal base. Limits not established. Thirty three medieval and thirteen Roman and four possible Roman sherds.
A. Rogerson (NAU).

7 August 1980. NAU air photographs.
Unit air photographs show a mark here, probably natural (compare marks to southwest) but of interestingly rectangular shape. Could be a building platform.
E. Rose (NAU), 21 June 1982.

Monument Types

  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • BUILDING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 4205K-L.

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