Record Details

NHER Number:22303
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Undated roddon, medieval pottery sherd concentration

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1986 by the Fenland Survey recovered medieval pottery sherds from across this area, as well as noting a small concentration of medieval pottery set on a slight rise, undoubtedly a roddon.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5857 1413
Map Sheet:TF51SE
Parish:WIGGENHALL ST GERMANS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

3 March 1986. Fieldwalking on weathered soil with young winter cereal.
Context 1: odd medieval sherds over field.
Context 2 at 5840 1401: small concentration medieval pottery set on slight rise, undoubtedly a roddon. Much post medieval rubbish and not enough medieval to be certain this is a medieval concentration. WSG AT (S1).
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S2).
R. J. Silvester (NAU), 6 March 1986.

Monument Types

  • WATERCOURSE (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WSG AT. FENS. WSG AT.
<S2>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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