|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Medieval finds and 20th century landscaping of castle mound, Castle Meadow|
Archaeological observations were carried out here as part of the process to re-erect a memorial horse trough. Various medieval deposits such as tiles and bricks were recovered from the castle mound and evidence for landscaping and management of the mound during the 1920s was also recorded.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 2316 0859|
|Parish:||NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK|
6 July 2000. Watching Brief.
Undertaken during excavation of trench to allow re-erection of memorial horse trough.
Medieval mound deposits and 1920s landscaping activities were recorded.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
J. Allen (NLA) October 2000.
County Quarter Sessions Order books (late 17th century) contain ongoing complaints about infill to the castle ditches.
Information from .
A. Cattermole (NLA) 11 December 2006.
See press cutting (S3) in file.
T. Sunley (NLA) 31 Ocotber 2007.
- BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Unpublished Contractor Report: Tremlett, S. 2000. Report on an Archaeological Watching Brief at Castle Meadow, Norwich. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 515. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2001. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 2000. Norfolk Archaeology. XLIII Pt IV pp 707-728. p 720. |
|<S3>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2000. Memorial trough is back, suitably refreshed. 25 July. |
|Mon 74||Parent of: Castle Ditches (street) (Monument)|
|Mon 141||Parent of: Castle Meadow (Monument)|
|Site 3988||Parent of: Castle Meadow (Monument)|
|Mon 539||Parent of: Castle Motte Ditch (Ditch 10) (Monument)|
|429||Part of: Norwich Castle, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Monument)|
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