Record Details

NHER Number:37135
Type of record:Monument
Name:Probable Roman ditch, possible post medieval building and wall

Summary

An evaluation in 2002 revealed a ditch of probable Roman date. A possible post medieval wall or small building was also revealed, possibly associated with the ruined garden wall.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9223 9556
Map Sheet:TL99NW
Parish:THOMPSON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

May 2002. Trial Trenching.
Evaluation of proposed development site. Context 1-8 used.
Three trenches revealed a ditch of probable Roman date. A possible post-medieval wall or small building was also revealed, possibly associated with the ruined garden wall.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
J. Allen (NLA), 30 May 2002. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 14 May 2015.

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • DITCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Phillips, C. 2002. Report on an Archaeological Evaluation at Thompson Hall Cottage, Thompson, Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 702.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2003. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2002. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt II pp 368-384. p 383.

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