Record Details

NHER Number:24959
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman, Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking here in around 1981 recovered a large number of Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery sherds. In addition, an undated iron nail and post medieval clay tobacco pipe were retrieved from the same site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 1773 9191
Map Sheet:TM19SE
Parish:WACTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Around 1981. Fieldwalking by Wacton Field Group (NRC). Three contexts - see plot in file.
Context 1, A, at TM 1777 9192:
Seven medieval unglazed.
One medieval glazed.
Ten late medieval/transitional.
Twenty-five glazed red earthenware.
One post medieval black glazed.
Two Staffordshire slipware.
Six post medieval recent stoneware.
One tin glazed earthenware.
Recent china tobacco pipe and flowerpot.

Context 2, B, TM 1770 9188:
Twenty-two medieval unglazed.
One late medieval/Trans.
Two glazed red earthenware.
Two post medieval or recent stoneware.
One 18th-19th century glazed.
Iron nail.

Context 3, C, 1777 9194:
One greyware probably Roman perhaps Thetford type.
Two unglazed Grimston.
Thirty-three medieval unglazed including several early medieval rims.
One medieval glazed.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • 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

  • NAIL (Undated)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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