Record Details

NHER Number:19045
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman pottery sherds and undated animal bones

Summary

Fenland fieldwalking here in 1983 recovered sherds of Roman pottery and fragments of animal bone. An undated roddon was also noted in this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5161 1019
Map Sheet:TF51SW
Parish:WEST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

10 March 1983. Fenland fieldwalking.
Scatter Roman pottery, animal bone sparse to medium. Fired clay probably modern. No obvious briquetage but site on top and west side of roddon. Finds under well-grown winter wheat so observation difficult. 60m northwest to southeast x 40m northeast to southwest at 1.8m (6ft) OD.
R. Silvester (NAU) March 1983.

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

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • BRIQUETAGE (Undated)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 5110A-B.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WNW 60. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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