Record Details

NHER Number:23579
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Concentration of medieval objects, Late Saxon to post medieval material

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1987 by the Fenland Survey recovered a general scatter of medieval pottery sherds and two Late Saxon sherds from this field. A concentration of medieval pottery sherds and shell fragments was also noted adjacent to the road, along with some post medieval material.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5948 1572
Map Sheet:TF51NE
Parish:WIGGENHALL ST GERMANS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

17 March 1987. Fenland fieldwalking, well weathered soil. North of road east of Bank Farm.
Context 1: general scatter medieval sherds and two Late Saxon. WMV CA (S1).
Context 2 at 5936 1564: concentration of medieval pot moderate and shell moderate adjacent to road. Some post medieval material. Large fragments of pottery and shells in clusters suggest archaeological layers being actively ploughed. 28m northwest to southeast x 20m northeast to southwestat 2.4m OD. WMV 27 (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 (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Undated)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WMV CA. FENS. WMV CA.
<S2>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WMV 27. FENS. WMV 27.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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