Record Details

NHER Number:2278
Type of record:Monument
Name:Undated cropmark and Roman and medieval pottery sherds


A map dating to before 1974 shows cropmarks on this site. These may be old ditches radiating from the present ditch. Fenland Survey fieldwalking in 1986 recovered some Roman and medieval pottery pieces and an unworked flint.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6409 1467
Map Sheet:TF61SW

Full description

Pre 1974. Cropmark indicated on (S1). Possibly old ditches - radiating from present ditch (context 2) centred on grid reference 642 145.

23 October 1986. Fenland fieldwalking extended area of site, including corner of field in West Winch parish on well weathered soil and young cereal.
Odd medieval sherds and one possible worked flint. Two sherds reidentified as possible Roman. RCN AA (S2).
For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S3).
R. J. Silvester (NAU), 27 October 1986.

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Unknown date)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • 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. Runcton, North.
<S1>Map: NCM. NCM Record Map.
<S2>*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. RCN AA. FENS.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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