Record Details

NHER Number:21940
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Saxon pottery sherd concentration, Late Saxon and medieval sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1985 by the Fenland Survey recovered a general scatter of medieval pottery sherds from this field, particularly in the area behind the Sea Bank. A small scatter of Middle Saxon pottery sherds were also noted, as well as one Late Saxon pottery sherd and a medieval roofing tile.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 5899 1579
Map Sheet:TF51NE
Parish:WIGGENHALL ST GERMANS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

13 November 1985. Fieldwalking in young winter cereal recently rolled.
Context 1: general scatter medieval sherds in area behind Sea Bank. WMV BC (S1).
Context 2 at 5892 1562: small scatter Middle Saxon Ipswich ware. Not completed but left to A. Rogerson to do. He identified one Late Saxon sherd also. And a medieval roofing tile. WMV BD (S2).
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).
R. J. Silvester (NAU), 19 November 1985.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WMV BC. FENS. WMV BC.
<S2>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WMV BD. FENS. WMV BD.

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