Record Details

NHER Number:18600
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period pottery sherds and Roman objects

Summary

Fenland fieldwalking here in 1982-83 recovered sherds of Roman pottery and pieces of briquetage. Subsequent investigations of the site during 1984-93 retrieved sherds of medieval and Roman pottery along with fragments of a Roman steelyard. Identified pottery types from this site included Roman greyware, samian ware along with Nar and Nene Valley wares.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 49 13
Map Sheet:TF41SE
Parish:WEST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1982-1983. Fenland fieldwalking. Roman sherds and briquetage.
1984-1985. Found with metal detector. Roman metalwork and pottery.
1989-1990. Roman finds from side of dyke when cleaned.
1993. Roman sherds found
See list and section drawings in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 26 June 1985 and 1990.

For full details of wares, flint types etc. see Fenland Folders (S1).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRIQUETAGE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRIQUETAGE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • WHETSTONE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WNW 10. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WNW 7. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WNW 8. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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