Record Details

NHER Number:16768
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking here in 1979-80 recovered Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery sherds. The medieval sherds were the most numerous and were largely unglazed. Post medieval wares that were identified included Staffordshire slipware and glazed red earthenware.

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Location

Grid Reference:TM 1819 9138
Map Sheet:TM19SE
Parish:WACTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1979-80. Surface finds in fieldwalking. Context 2 at grid reference TM 1817 9136.
Thetford type rim.
Early medieval ware rim.
Few late medieval sherds.
Many lead-glazed sherds including slipware.
Staffordshire slipware.
Stoneware and clay pipes.
Identifications by W. Milligan (NCM) 20 October 1980.
W. Milligan (NCM) 20 October 1980.

Context 1 whole field. Finds not kept separate from Context 2, but in addition to above there is one probable Roman coarseware rim.
Eighty medieval unglazed.
Four medieval glazed.
The lead glazed sherds mentioned are glazed red earthenware and the Staffordshire sherds are large.
Finds held by NCM.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU) 2 December 1988.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

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