Record Details

NHER Number:167
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post medieval features, 64 Lower Close

Summary

Excavations in 1973 revealed a number of post medieval surfaces, but no evidence of a potential Late Saxon street.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 23524 08781
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

1973.
Excavation by A. Carter, a small deepening of Eastern Gas Board trench, in an area 1 by 2m, just south of number 64.
A number of post medieval surfaces revealed before trench abandoned for safety reasons.
No information regarding potential north-to-south Late Saxon street axis of cathedral transepts.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Post Medieval - 43 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.
<S2>Monograph: Jennings, S. 1981. Eighteen Centuries of Pottery from Norwich. East Anglian Archaeology. No 13. p 252.

Related records

Site 904Parent of: 65 Lower Close (Monument)
377Part of: Cathedral Close (cathedral precinct) (Monument)
Mon 1459Part of: Cathedral Precinct (Monument)

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