|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||St Benedict's Gate/Grapes Hill|
In 1951 a section was cut through the city ditch and St Benedict's Gate. The south side was examined as well as a section on Barn Road. This work recovered two sherds of Saxon Ipswich Ware and one sherd of handmade grey ware dating to the 6th century.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 2242 0882|
|Parish:||NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK|
August - November 1951. For Ministry of Works.
Section cut through city ditch and St Benedict's Gate. South side examined as well as section on Barn Road.
 and  in charge.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Two sherds Ipswich Ware. One sherd hand-made grey ware 6th century from makeup of city bank.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- DITCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- TOWN DEFENCES (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Hurst, J. G. 1965. Excavations at Barn Road, Norwich, 1954-55. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXIII pp 131-179. |
|<S3>||Serial: 1952. Norfolk Research Committee Bulletin. Series 1 No 4 (for 1951). pp 3-4. |
|<S4>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 27 September. |
|<S5>||Monograph: Jennings, S. 1981. Eighteen Centuries of Pottery from Norwich. East Anglian Archaeology. No 13. p 251. |
|<S6>||Article in Serial: Hurst, J. G. and Golson, J. 1955. Excavations at St. Benedict's Gates, Norwich, 1951 and 1953. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXI pp 5-112. |
|Mon 1415||Parent of: City Walls - Between St Benedict's and St Giles's Gates (Monument)|
|26122||Parent of: Possible medieval bastion, Grapes Hill (Monument)|
|26166||Parent of: Site of St Benedict's Gate, Bennet Gates (Monument)|
|Site 893||Parent of: St. Benedicts Gate / Grapes Hill (Monument)|
|384||Part of: Norwich City Defences (Monument)|
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