Record Details

NHER Number:19030
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Undated roddon, Roman pottery sherds and briquetage

Summary

Fenland fieldwalking here in 1983 recovered a scatter of Roman pottery and briquetage from the top of a roddon. No date was assigned to this extinct watercourse.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5076 0978
Map Sheet:TF50NW
Parish:WEST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

16 February 1983. On side of roddon spreading over top.
Scatter of Roman pottery, not particularly dense but impossible to gauge precisely because vegetation has regenerated. Some briquetage. 130m x 50m west-to-east at 2.1m (7ft) OD.
Soil discolouration? - cannot be detected because of vegetation.
R. Silvester (NAU) March 1983.

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

Monument Types

  • WATERCOURSE (Undated)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRIQUETAGE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WNW 25. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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