Record Details

NHER Number:23570
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Concentration of medieval objects, field between Road and Great Ouse

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1987 by the Fenland Survey recovered a general scatter of medieval pottery sherds from across this field, as well as noting a concentration of sparse medieval pottery sherds, shell and bone fragments.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5926 1439
Map Sheet:TF51SE
Parish:WIGGENHALL ST GERMANS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

17 March 1987. Fenland fieldwalking well weathered soil and winter cereal. Between Road and Great Ouse.
Context 1: general scatter medieval sherds. WSG BK (S1).
Context 2 at 5928 1439: concentration medieval pot sparse, shells sparse to moderate, one bone fragment adjacent to river bank. 25m northwest to southeast x 20m northeast to southwest at 2.4m OD. WSG 8 (S2).
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).
R. Silvester (NAU), 17 March 1987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Undated)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WSG BK. FENS. WSG BK.
<S2>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WSG 8. FENS. WSG 8.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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