Record Details

NHER Number:22304
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Undated roddon, medieval pottery sherd concentration

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1986 by the Fenland Survey recovered a scatter of medieval sherds from this area, as well as noting a medieval pottery sherd concentration, along with bone and shell fragments and post medieval material. This was set on a mound which may be a roddonm that has been deliberately heightened.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 5851 1434
Map Sheet:TF51SE
Parish:WIGGENHALL ST GERMANS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

3 March 1986. Fieldwalking former parkland. Young winter ceareal and weathered soil.
Context 1: general scatter medieval sherds. WMV BG (S1).
Context 2 at 5844 1430: medieval pottery concentration, bone and shell, and post medieval material set on mound which may be a roddon but perhaps deliberately heightened. WMV 18 (S2).
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).
R. J. Silvester (NAU), 6 March 1986.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Undated)
  • 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. WMV BG. FENS. WMV BG.
<S2>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WMV 18. FENS. WMV 18.

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