Record Details

NHER Number:17694
Type of record:Monument
Name:Soilmarks of undated field systems, undated, Roman, medieval and post-medieval artefacts

Summary

Aerial photography from 1977 recorded the soilmarks of two or three undated overlying field systems. A handful of pottery sherds from the Roman, medieval and post-medieval periods have also been recovered from this area. Metal-detecting in 2009 recovered medieval and post-medieval coins, a possible Romano-British copper alloy furniture fragment and metal objects dating from the medieval to post-medieval period. Metal-detecting in 2010 recovered a Romano-British coin blank and brooch, a medieval weigh, a post-medieval spoon and coin fragment.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 07 09
Map Sheet:TG00NE
Parish:RUNHALL, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

2 August 1977. NAU aerial photography.
Miscellaneous soilmarks, mostly linear.
D. Edwards (NAU), 16 March 1981.

Apparently two or three overlying field systems.
E. Rose (NAU), 26 October 1981.

1990 to 1991. Site extended to include field to west.
Fieldwalking over whole area but no significant metal finds. One probable Roman greyware pottery sherd; three medieval unglazed pottery sherds; one Glazed Red Earthenware sherd; scrap metal.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 March 1991.

November-December 2009. Metal-detecting.
One medieval and two post-medieval coins; possible Roman copper alloy furniture leg fragment, (S1); medieval, post-medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 January 2010.

August-September 2010. Metal-detecting.
Romano-British coin blank and brooch, medieval weight, post-medieval coin and spoon fragment.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 5 October 2010.

Monument Types

  • ENCLOSED FIELD SYSTEM (Unknown date)
  • FIELD SYSTEM (Unknown date)
  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • POT (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN BLANK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1566 AD to 1566 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 0709A.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2009. Drawing of a possible Roman furniture leg.. Film. 2:1.

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