Record Details

NHER Number:4220
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of Roman peat cuttings

Summary

Several Roman peat cuttings or turbaries are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. A fragment of Roman pottery and pieces of daub were found on the site in 1933.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 547 001
Map Sheet:TF50SW
Parish:NORDELPH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1933. Context 1 at grid reference.
Samian sherd ?F69 and daub west-northwest of Wood House (St. Joseph). At end of old drain shown by dotted line.
E. Rose (NAU)

NAU air photography 17 July 1990.
Area extended to include rest of field which is covered with cropmarks of Roman turbaries. It is salutary to note that the old drain appears on the aerial photographs as if a trackway.
E. Rose (NAU) 5 September 1996.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Unknown date)
  • PEAT CUTTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SITE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 5400 E-H.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 50 SW 5.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Nordelph.

Related records - none

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