Record Details

NHER Number:24387
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman pottery sherds, brick fragments, possible briquetage

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1988 recovered a sparse concentration of Roman pottery sherds, a moderate amount of brick fragments, some of which may be briquetage. Some bone and fuel ash slag were also recovered.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 5267 9938
Map Sheet:TL59NW
Parish:UPWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

South side London Lode.

7 April 1988. Fenland fieldwalking, weathered ploughsoil, harrowed. On north side of canal just below crest of ridge.
Concentration Roman pottery very sparse, brick fragments moderate to abundant and some at least of these may be briquetage. Bone, sparse and some fuel ash slag. Gravel present in moderate amounts.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S1).

Monument Types

  • SALT WORKS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRIQUETAGE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MANUFACTURING DEBRIS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. VPW 1. FENS.
---Archive: Fenland Folders.

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