Record Details

NHER Number:35084
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon to post medieval pottery sherds, Chequers

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1999 recovered a number of pottery sherds from the Late Saxon to post medieval periods.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6886 0028
Map Sheet:TF60SE
Parish:WRETTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Spring 1999. Field Observation in garden.
Found while burying horse, in hole around 10 feet (3m) square.
One jar rim Thetford-type.
Four body sherds medieval unglazed,
Two basal sherds medieval glazed grimston (one with internal glaze).
One body sherd last medieval transition ware.
ONe rim of small vessel (?cup/mug) GRE.

Vegetable patch (near home).
Ten medieval unglazed.
One very straight narrow (15mm diameter) rod handle.
Two thick coarse late medieval grimston or local 16th century lead glazed.
One last medieval transitional ware sherd.
Property mentioned on an extent of around 1450 in Norfolk Records Office.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 Febraury 2000.

Spring 2000. Field observation in molehills.
1 bs probably Thetford-type.
1 jar rim and 5 bs medieval unglazed.
1 Cambridgeshire-type glazed bs.
1 bs glazed grimstone.
1 base LMT.
1 base medieval unglazed with very large (up to 2mm) white chalk/limestone inclusions.
Comp. A. Rogerson, 5 July 2000.

Winter 2000/2001.
Found whilst gardening.
Medieval unglazed: 2 jar, 1 bowl and 10 body sherds.
2 bs glazed grimston.
Medieval galzed; 1 flat basal sherd.
LMT: 1 basa sherd.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 March 2001.

2002-2003. Surface collection.
1 Thetford-type jar rim.
1 med shelly jar rim.
4 med unglazed, including one with white inclusions.
5 glazed Grimston, including one fresh basal sherd found during building works.
2 LMT.
2 GRE.
1 post medieval slipware.
2 post medieval iron glazed.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 April 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to Post Medieval - 851 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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