Record Details

NHER Number:2277
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval pottery sherds

Summary

Before 1974 cropmarks of a grid pattern were visible on this field, though they are likely to be related to modern cultivation patterns. Fieldwalking in 1986 by the Fenland Survey recovered a scatter of medieval pottery sherds from across the field.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6382 1461
Map Sheet:TF61SW
Parish:WEST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 1974.
Cropmark over this field indicated on NCM 6 inch (S1) record map - grid pattern - strip fields? Old ditches? Probably cultivation marks.

23 October 1986. Context 1. Fenland fieldwalking, weathered soil and young cereal.
Scatter of medieval sherds over field (S2).
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).
R. J. Silvester (NAU), 27 October 1986.

Monument Types

  • DITCH? (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FIELD SYSTEM? (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Winch, West.
<S1>Map: NCM. NCM Record Map.
<S2>*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WHW AE. FENS. WHW AE.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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