Record Details

NHER Number:20316
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and medieval pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1984 by the Fenland Survey recovered a scatter of Roman and medieval pottery sherds, as well as recording a spread of Roman pottery sherds adjoining the infilled dyke and probably derived from it.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5704 1517
Map Sheet:TF51NE
Parish:TILNEY ST LAWRENCE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

2 April 1984. Well weathered plough soil.
Context 1 = general scatter medieval and Roman sherds, latter from area of Context 2.
Context 2 at 5707 1532. Spread of Roman pottery adjoining infilled dyke and probably derived from it. Pottery sparse to moderate; two bone fragments noted. No soil staining, not on roddon. 41 x 25m.
TYL 8 (S1), TYL AJ (S2).
Compiled by R. Silvester (NAU), 2 April 1984.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).

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)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. TYL 8. FENS. TYL 8.
<S2>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. TYL AJ. FENS. TYL AJ.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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