|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Possible medieval trackway, medieval pottery sherd concentrations|
Fieldwalking in 1985 by the Fenland Survey recovered a general scatter of medieval pottery sherds, mainly from the vicinity of the drove. Two concentrations of medieval pottery sherds were also noted, both with shell, bone and post medieval fragments, situated on the edge of a medieval trackway.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 5808 1381|
|Parish:||WIGGENHALL ST GERMANS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
14 November 1985. Fieldwalking on well weathered ploughsoil..
Context 1: general scatter medieval sherds mainly from vicinity of drove. WMV BZ (S1).
Context 2 at 5823 1387: concentration medieval pottery sparse to moderate, moderate shell, sparse animal bone, post medieval building rubble sparse to moderate. On edge medieval drove. Around 32m east to west x 36m north to south. WMV 13 (S2).
Context 3 at 5823 1373: concentration sparse medieval pot, sparse shell, very sparse bone, moderate post medieval rubbish. On edge of medieval drove. Area 23m east to west x 14m north to south 1.5m OD. WMV 14 (S3).
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S4).
R. J. Silvester (NAU), 19 November 1985.
- TRACKWAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- ANIMAL REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WMV BZ. FENS. WMV BZ. |
|<S2>||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WMV 13. FENS. WMV 13. |
|<S3>||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WMV 14. FENS. WMV 14. |
|<S4>||Archive: Fenland Folders. |
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