Record Details

NHER Number:22840
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Site of medieval pottery works in garden of Alisian

Summary

Fragments of medieval pottery and wasters found in 1974 suggest that this was the site of a pottery works during the medieval period.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7036 2188
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:GRIMSTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

9 January 1974. Garden of 'Alisian'.
Grimston ware including wasters.
This site was wrongly included under NHER 3588 as it was erroneously stated on (S1) that Greatford and Alisian were adjacent properties. (S2) reveals they are some distance apart.
But KLM sherds come from both sites, not distinguished.
E. Rose (NAU) 11 August 1986.

Monument Types

  • POTTERY WORKS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Archive: Kings Lynn Museum Staff. 1974 - ?. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card – King’s Lynn Museum.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-7. Ordnance Survey 25 inch 2nd edition (revised 1902-7).

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