Record Details

NHER Number:23634
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Worked flint, Roman and medieval pottery sherds, metal working debris

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1987 noted a couple of prehistoric flints, a possible fragment of Roman pottery and a few medieval pottery fragments. Also found on a natural spur of land was a large quantity of undated slag. A single Roman coin has also been found here.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6653 1156
Map Sheet:TF61SE
Parish:WORMEGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

6 March 1987. Field south of Mission Room on Ordnance Survey. Fenland fieldwalking, weathered ploughsoil, but ridged
with carrots.
Odd fragments medieval pottery and flint. Also on a natural spur much slag but no associated pottery so date uncertain. WGY BG. One possible Roman sherd. NCM.
R. Silvester (NAU), 6 March 1987.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders

Before September 2006. Metal detecting.
1 Roman coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Cattermole (HES), 9 September 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WGY BG. FENS.

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