Record Details

NHER Number:3384
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period pottery finds, some perhaps associated with Leziate shrunken village

Summary

Fragments of pottery dating from the Roman to the medieval periods found in 1956 and 1979. The post-Roman material may relate to the site of Leziate shrunken village (see also NHER 3409 and 14472).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 695 197
Map Sheet:TF61NE
Parish:LEZIATE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1956. East side of north to south road.
Fragments of Late Saxon Thetford ware and greyware with hot-cross-bun stamp, ?Middle Saxon.
(S1) by R.R. Clarke (NCM).

9 April 1979. Visited by A. Rogerson (NAU).
27 sherds medieval and Thetford type wares.
Roman bowl rim; Roman pedestal base with central hole.
Clarke's identification of above stamped ware as Middle Saxon would probably not be accepted nowadays.
A. Rogerson (NAU).

March 2008. Norfolk Aggregates Assessment Project.
The post-Roman material described above may relate to the site of Leziate shrunken village (see also NHER 3409 and 14472).
S. Tremlett (NLA), 9 March 2008.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1956. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 3. p 3.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 NE 26.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Leziate.
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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