|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Medieval stone mortar|
A medieval stone mortar was dredged up by a steam trawler about forty five miles east of Great Yarmouth in 1925.
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|Parish:||NORTH SEA, -, NORFOLK|
About Latitiude 52 degrees, 35' north and longitude 2 degree, 50' east.
About forty five miles east of Great Yarmouth.
Dredged up by steam trawler Ennerdale out of Grimsby.
Stone mortar, 13th/14th century, of Dunning's type 2, Caen Stone.
Base shows wear of pestle indicating that object had had considerable use, and thus suggests a shipwreck rather than a loss overboard.
British Museum (Medieval and Later Antiquities) OA 308.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 1 June 1981.
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- MORTAR (VESSEL) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Monograph: Clarke, H. & Carter, A.. 1977. Excavations in King's Lynn 1963-1970.. |
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