Record Details

NHER Number:22362
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman brooch and World War Two pillbox

Summary

A Roman brooch was found during metal detecting in 1986. This was also the site of a pillbox during World War Two. The pillbox has now been demolished.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 52 14
Map Sheet:TG51SW
Parish:ORMESBY ST MARGARET WITH SCRATBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1986.
Fragment of copper alloy rear hook brooch mid to late 1st century AD.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU), 21 February 1986.
W.F. Milligan (NCM), 17 February 1986.

Source [1] reports a demolished pillbox at this location.
D. Gurney (NLA), 17 November 1996.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1995. KHJ 11-14.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

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