Record Details

NHER Number:291
Type of record:Building
Name:Bank (financial), medieval ditch and pottery sherds, 30 London Street

Summary

The bank that stands here was built in 1906-08 by G. J. Skipper. In 1973 test holes were dug in the basement and near London Street and Castle Meadow street frontages. These unearthed medieval pottery sherds, animal and fish bones and part of a ditch possibly relating to the castle. A number of post medieval finds of a similar nature were also recovered.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 23092 08583
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

Bank. Built in 1906-08 by G. J. Skipper.

1973. Deep test holes in basement and near London Street and Castle Meadow street frontages.
Medieval sherds, animal and fish bones, ?castle ditch.
17th century costrel sherds, lead glazed earthenware and animal bones.
Lead glazed pipkin.

1976.
No finds.
W. Milligan (NCM).

See file for further details.

Monument Types

  • CASTLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DITCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BANK (FINANCIAL) (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1906 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Jennings, S. 1981. Eighteen Centuries of Pottery from Norwich. East Anglian Archaeology. No 13.
---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1291889.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 322.
---Record Card: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2012. Look up and admire the man. 21 December.

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