Record Details

NHER Number:20
Type of record:Monument
Name:Part of Ber Street Gate, post medieval pottery sherds


It is recorded that between 1938 and 1946 roadworks were present beneath the gate tower, and that some salt glazed stoneware (1730 - 1740) was recovered. A pipe trench dug in 1976 immediately to the west of the remains of the gate uncovered part of a massive flint structure with yellow mortar, which is believed to have been part of the gate (NHER 9).

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23546 07712
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

Between 1938 and 1946.
Beneath gate tower.
?Roadworks - no other information.
Salt glazed stoneware (1730 - 1740). [1]

1976. Junction of Ber Street, Queen's Road and City Road.
Pipe trench in pavement immediately to west of the preserved section of the gate. The trench cut through a massive, flint in yellow mortar, wall presumably part of the gate.

Monument Types

  • TOWN DEFENCES (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • GATE (12th Century to 19th Century - 1140 AD to 1808 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Jennings, S. 1981. Eighteen Centuries of Pottery from Norwich. East Anglian Archaeology. No 13.
---Record Card: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.
<S2>Publication: Ninham, J. and Fitch, R. 1861. Views of Gates of Norwich. pp 17-19. pp 5-8.

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9Part of: Site of Ber Street Gate (Monument)

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