Record Details

NHER Number:20158
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman pottery sherd concentration, medieval pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1984 by the Fenland Survey recovered a general scatter of Roman and medieval pottery sherds, mainly from the eastern half of this field. A diffuse scatter of Roman pottery sherds was also noted, as well as evidence of a possible roddon to the south.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 4933 1581
Map Sheet:TF41NE
Parish:WALPOLE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

16 March 1984. Part winter wheat, part well weathered soil.
Context 1: general scatter Roman and medieval sherds, mainly from east half. WPP ED (S1).
Context 2: at 4934 1589. Diffuse scatter Roman pot, not accompanying occupation debris. Possibly very slight roddon to south. 56m x 38m. WPP 74 (S2).
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).
R. Silvester (NAU), 16 March 1984.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP ED. FENS. WPP ED.
<S2>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP 74. FENS. WPP 74.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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