Record Details

NHER Number:16769
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post medieval cowbell and pottery sherds


In 1979 a bronze post medieval cowbell was found on the ground surface here. Subsequent fieldwalking in 1980 recovered a quantity of medieval and post medieval pottery sherds, including pieces of medieval Grimston Ware and post medieval glazed red earthenware.

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Grid Reference:TM 1858 9163
Map Sheet:TM19SE

Full description

1979. Surface find. Context 2 at grid reference TM 1855 9165
Bronze cowbell? (similar to but larger than sheep bells).
Identified by W. Milligan (NCM) 20 October 1980.
W. Milligan (NCM) 20 October 1980.

Around 1980. Scatter over whole field. Context 1. Site 'WH/S Hill Fm S OS 133-138-141.
Forty-three medieval unglazed.
Two glazed Grimston, one medieval glazed.
Three late medieval/transitional.
One post medieval green glazed similar to late Grimston.
Seven glazed red earthenware.
Five post medieval black glazed.
Finders: Wacton Field Group.
Identifications by A. Rogerson (NLA).
Finds held by NCM.
E. Rose (NAU) 2 December 1988.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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