Record Details

NHER Number:20306
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman object concentration, medieval objects

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1984 by the Fenland Survey recovered a few sherds of medieval pottery from the west of this field. A concentration of Roman pottery sherds was also noted, along with bone pieces and a quern fragments, and a small number of medieval pottery sherds. Metal detecting in 1992 discovered a medieval coin and seal matrix.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 51 15
Map Sheet:TF51NW
Parish:WALPOLE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

4 April 1984. Fenland Fieldwalking. Field of ridged up daffodil rows with weeds between, horrendous conditions. Possibly close to filled in dyke and roddon.
Context 2: at above grid reference. Spread of Roman sherds sparse to medium, bone sparse, quern fragment. 65 x 50m very approximate. Some of the material from Context 2 has been reidentified as medieval pottery. WPP 80 (S1).
R. Silvester (NAU), April 1984.

10 October 1984. Poor conditions - disced (sic) but not well weathered.
Context 1: remainder of field walked. Odd sherds medieval pottery mainly towards west. WPP EU (S2).
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).
R. Silvester (NAU), 10 October 1984.

1992. Metal detecting, general finds.
Medieval coin.
See list in file.
Medieval seal matrix. Description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 February 1993.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP 80. FENS. WPP 80.
<S2>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP EU. FENS. WPP EU.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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