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 9219 9560
Map Sheet:TL99NW
Parish:THOMPSON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

May 2002. NAU evaluation. Thompson Hall Cottage.
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.
For more information see (S1).
See also (S2).
J. Allen (NLA), 30 May 2002.

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Unknown date)
  • DITCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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Unpublished document: Phillips, C.. 2002. NAU Report No. 702. Report on an archaeological evaluation at Thompson Hall Cottage, Thompson, Norfolk..
<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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