Record Details

NHER Number:3580
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Late Saxon and medieval pottery works

Summary

Kiln waste dating from the Late Saxon to the medieval period, found in 1967, suggests that this was the site of a pottery works in the Late Saxon and medieval periods. Linear cropmarks of unknown date are visible on aerial photographs of the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 712 225
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:GRIMSTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1967.
10th to 15th century sherds, kiln lining etc suggest kilns site linked with those previously reported.
See (S1) and (S2).

17 May 1982.
Cropmarks of three parallel lines
Significance, if any?
D. A. Edwards (NAU) and E. Rose (NAU) 17 May 1982.

Monument Types

  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • POTTERY KILN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POTTERY WORKS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POTTERY KILN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POTTERY WORKS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • KILN WASTE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • KILN WASTE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF7122T.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Grimston.
<S1>Serial: Council for British Archaeology Bulletin. No 14.
<S2>Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

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