Record Details

NHER Number:907
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval/post-medieval pottery sherd


A late medieval transitional period (15th to 16th century) pottery sherd was recovered from this area in 1990. A watching brief undertaken during the excavation of tree planting pits at this site in 2011 recorded no archaeologically significant features or deposits. The pits were shallow and disturbed only soil deposits and a modern make-up layer. No finds were recovered.

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Grid Reference:TG 2333 0848
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

February 1990. Stray Find.
Found "due East of [NHER] 150N", at junction of Crown Road/Rose Avenue:
1 medieval/post-medieval pottery sherd (Late Medieval Transitional ware).
Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2001.271).
Information from NCM accessions register.
J. Allen (NLA), 18 July 2003. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 October 2015.

Previously mapped as a point at [1], the mapped extent of this record has now been expanded in order to document the results of archaeological work in this area.
P. Watkins (HES), 13 October 2015.

January 2011. Watching Brief.
Monitoring of excavation of tree-planting pits.
No archaeologically significant remains were identified, with topsoil, subsoil and a make-up layer being the only deposits disturbed during these works. The make-up layer was modern and consisted mainly of brick and mortar rubble.
See report (S1) for further details.
The archive associated with this work has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2011.299).
P. Watkins (HES), 10 August 2015. Amended 16 May 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Bull, M. 2011. An Archaeological Watching Brief at Market Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk. NAU Archaeology. 2186.

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429Part of: Norwich Castle, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Monument)

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