Record Details

NHER Number:1904
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman enclosure or yard, Roman coins and objects

Summary

Aerial photography from 1978 recorded the cropmarks of a sub-rectangular enclosure, possibly double ditched on the south side, which may be Roman date and related to the village site (NHER 1903). Metal detecting in recent years has resulted in the recovery of a number of Roman coins, as well as lead and copper alloy objects.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 80 38
Map Sheet:TF83NW
Parish:STANHOE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

21 September 1978. NAU Aerial photography.
Cropmarks of a sub-rectangular enclosure, possibly double ditched on the south side.
D. A. Edwards (NAU), 15 February 1981.

This is near to the cropmarks of a Roman building (NHER 1903) and may be an outer yard.
E. Rose (NLA), 27 October 1981.

1957. [1]
Sestertius of ?Hadrian.
Identified by R. R. Clarke (NCM).
E. Rose (NAU).

1991. Metal detector and surface finds.
Roman pottery, lead and bronze objects.
See file for details.
Compiled by D.Gurney (NLA), 8 January 1992.

1991. Detecting.
Twenty-six Roman coins.
See form in file.
Compiled by D. Gurney (NLA), 22 January 1992.

January 1992. Detector finds.
Six Roman coins.
See list in file.
Compiled by D. Gurney (NLA), 21 February 1992.

January 2001. Metal detecting.
Roman coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 March 2001.

Monument Types

  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • YARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DIE (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DIE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 8038C-H.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Stanhoe.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records - none

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