Record Details

NHER Number:23586
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Concentration of medieval pottery sherds and shell, Late Saxon pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1987 by the Fenland Survey recovered a general scatter of medieval pottery sherds and one Late Saxon sherd from this field. A concentration of medieval pottery sherds and shell fragments was also noted on the side of a large possible roddon.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6047 1554
Map Sheet:TF61NW
Parish:WIGGENHALL ST GERMANS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

30 April 1987. Fenland fieldwalking, well weathered soil and beans. East of bend in road at Saddlebow
Context 1: general scatter odd medieval sherds and one Late Saxon. WMV CD (S1).
Context 2 at 6047 1558: concentration of medieval pottery sparse to moderate with sparse shell, on side of large ?roddon 33m north to south x 32m east to west at 2.7m OD. WMV 28.
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).
R. Silvester (NAU), 30 April 1987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Undated)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WMV CD. FENS. WMV CD.
<S2>Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WMV 28. FENS. WMV 28.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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