Record Details

NHER Number:23782
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and post-medieval pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1987 recovered various sherds of Roman pottery from this location. Some of these belonged to Spanish amphorae and others formed part of a Nene Valley Colour Coated Ware dish. A single post-medieval pottery sherd was also recovered.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 2240 2138
Map Sheet:TG22SW
Parish:STRATTON STRAWLESS, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1987. Found while fieldwalking.
Roman greyware, 3rd-4th century jar forms; Nene valley colourcoated dish, 4th century AD; Oxidised jug handle, 4th century, local make; two amphora sherds, Spanish?
Information from member of the public [1].
Identifications by A. Gregory (NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM) 19 May 1987.

Also a grey beaker imitating Nene Valley colourcoated ware, 2nd-3rd century.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU) 29 September 1987.

November 1987. Fieldwalking.
Found by [1] 'east of Dog Hill':
Roman pottery sherds.
1 post-medieval pottery sherd (stoneware handle).
Identified by W. Milligan (NCM), see notes [2].
P. Watkins (HES), 10 August 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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