Record Details

NHER Number:17650
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman settlement

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwalking at this spot have recovered over 40 Roman coins, Roman and Iron Age fragments of pottery and several Roman brooches. This assemblage of finds suggests that this may have been an area of settlement. A post medieval brooch and signet ring are probably casual losses.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 22 03
Map Sheet:TG20SW
Parish:CAISTOR ST EDMUND, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1965.
Roman coin and sherd found.

1981.
Roman sherds, box tile and spearhead; Neolithic flint, found.

1982.
Roman sherds found.

1985. Metal detecting.
Roman coins.

1990. Metal detecting.
Roman coins and metalwork, post medieval metalwork.
See details in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 4 December 1990.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DISC (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FLUE TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PENDANT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPEAR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (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 - Roman. Caister St edmund.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
---Photograph: FTE 18-21, FTH(ii) 18-28, TWS.

Related records

29994Part of: Roman settlement around walled town (Monument)
Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2019 Norfolk Historic Environment Service