Record Details

NHER Number:3451
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Saxon pottery finds near the Park (poorly located)

Summary

Two Early Saxon urns were reported to have been found near the Park in about 1872.

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Location

Parish:WORMEGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Found before 1872/3. 'Near the Park'.

Early Saxon urns. 'Two most perfect Anglo-Saxon urns' said to have been found near the Park (S1). The pots are not now known, nor can be located, though there is a Park Farm North of the church. See also (S2), (S3) and (S4).
(NCM card by R. R. Clarke).

Bryant's Norfolk Churches (S5) states that the Park was the area between Park Farm and the Church.
E. Rose (NAU), 22 May 1981.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 SE 9.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Monograph: 1872-3. Antiquities found at Wormegay. The Eastern Counties Collectanea. L'Estrange, J (ed.). p 185.
<S2>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 328.
<S3>Article in Serial: Leeds, E. T. 1945. The Distribution of the Angles and Saxons Archaeologically Considered. Archaeologia. Vol 91 (Second Series) pp 1-106. Map 27.
<S4>Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R. 1940. Norfolk in the Dark Ages, 400-800 A.D., Part II. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXVII Pt II pp 215-249. p 243.
<S5>Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1904. Hundred of Clackclose. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol XIII. p 345.

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