Record Details

NHER Number:23
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post medieval pottery finds at Sovereign House, Botolph Street


Post medieval pottery fragments, including the complete rim of a 17th century German stoneware jug, were recovered from the spoil during building works in the late 1970s.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2301 0934
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

1966 to 1967. Site of Her Majesty's Stationary Office.
Sherds from spoil out of various holes. Main hole being corner of Calvert Street/Botolph Street.
Holes 30cm to 1.5m (1 to 5 feet) deep between Calvert Street and St George's Street (east of Calvert Street) west of pre-1966 line of Calvert Street.

Complete rim of 17th century German salt glazed stoneware jug from somewhere on the site or from NHER 22.
W.F. Milligan (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Jennings, S. 1981. Eighteen Centuries of Pottery from Norwich. East Anglian Archaeology. No 13.
---Record Card: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.

Related records

Site 787Parent of: Sovereign House, Botolph Street (Monument)
45467Part of: Anglia Square and cinema (Building)

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