Record Details

NHER Number:23574
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon and medieval pottery sherds, field southeast of church

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1987 by the Fenland Survey recovered sherds of medieval pottery, as well as two Late Saxon Thetford ware sherds. Metal detecting in 2009 recovered a post-medieval coin weight and coin, and 8 post-medieval jettons.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5990 1392
Map Sheet:TF51SE
Parish:WIGGENHALL ST GERMANS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

17 April 1987. Fenland fieldwalking advanced winter cereal. Southeast of church.
Odd sherds of medieval pottery, no obvious concentrations. Also two Late Saxon Thetford ware sherds. WSG BT (S1).
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S2).
R. Silvester (NAU), 20 April 1987.

October- November 2009. Metal detecting.
1 post-medieval coin weight and coin, and 8 post-medieval jettons including four struck from the same pair of dies,
see lists in file,
A. Marsden, (NLA), 1 December 2009

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WSG BT. FENS.
<S2>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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