|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Possible 11th to 13th century house, pottery and animal bone|
An undated excavation took place on this site during construction work by the Electricity Board. Below some of the modern floors were an assemblage of 13th century pottery sherds, as well some French pitchers from the 11th to 12th century, oyster shells, and animal bones. The earliest recorded floor is thought to be of this date.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 23495 09154|
|Parish:||NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK|
Calthorpe House, St Martin-at-Palace Plain.
Excavation on presumed site of Calthorpe's House by Norfolk Research Committee. 
Below floor five, 0.9m to 1.3m (3ft 1in - 4ft 5in) below modern surfaces in assemblage of 13th century sherds was one sherd of Badorf relief-hand amphora.
Below floor six (?mid 12th century) at depth of 1.5m (5ft) were numerous sherds of French red painted pitchers 11th-12th century, oyster shells, animal bones.
Floor seven was probably of this date.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
'Calthorpe House' is a misattribution.
B. Ayres (NAU), 24 September 1990.
- HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- ANIMAL REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman. |
|450||Part of: Late Saxon cemetery and waterfront buildings, medieval stone house and workshops, St Martin-at-Palace Plain, Magistrates' Courts (Monument)|
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