Record Details

NHER Number:32
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period finds at the site of the Crome Gallery, Norwich Castle Motte


In 1950 the Castle Mound was excavated as part of the process of building the Crome Gallery. Finds unearthed by this work included Late Saxon and medieval pottery, iron tools, human bones and a stone capital.

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Grid Reference:TG 2316 0854
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

1950. During building of Crome Gallery.
Late Saxon, medieval pottery, iron tools, bone pin, schist hone, human bones, stone capital.
Finds held by NCM.

Monument Types

  • MOTTE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)
  • PIN (Undated)
  • WHETSTONE (Undated)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Jennings, S. 1981. Eighteen Centuries of Pottery from Norwich. East Anglian Archaeology. No 13.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.
<S2>Article in Serial: Ayers, B. 1985. Fishergate, Norwich, 1985. NARG News. No 42 pp 1-6.

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Mon 141Parent of: Castle Meadow (Monument)
Mon 539Parent of: Castle Motte Ditch (Ditch 10) (Monument)
Site 795Parent of: Castle Museum (Monument)
Site 1202Parent of: Norwich Castle (Monument)
429Part of: Norwich Castle, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Monument)

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