Record Details

NHER Number:20950
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and post medieval pottery sherds


Fieldwalking here in 1984 recovered sherds of Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery. Finds included a piece of Roman samian Ware and parts of two post medieval beer jars.

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Grid Reference:TM 1919 9011
Map Sheet:TM19SE

Full description

21 October 1984. North and northeast sides of Wacton Common. Fieldwalking by Wacton Project, quickly and 'thinly'.
Four Roman sherds of sandy grey and orange wares.
One post medieval sherd, 17th-18th century brown glazed.
Two stone beer jar base sherds embossed BLAC or BOT.
Many field drain fragments of various dates (common not enclosed until 1940).
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU) from notes by [1] 27 November 1984.

Notes in file.

A. Rogerson (NAU) reidentified material.
Same as above but adds one sherd of Samian.
E. Rose (NAU) 2 December 1988

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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