Record Details

NHER Number:4418
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman well and multi-period finds

Summary

A Roman well containing Roman pottery fragments was excavated in 1935. Fieldwalking and metal detecting in 1984 recovered Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery fragments and Roman coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 69 00
Map Sheet:TF60SE
Parish:STOKE FERRY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1935. Roman well and environs.

Excavated 1935; pottery including possibly Iron Age found. Press cutting (S1) in file.

1984; bypass works produced Roman, medieval, post medieval sherds, metalwork (S2), Roman coins.
See list in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 30 January 1985.

Site plans and architects drawing (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 23 May 1986.

Monument Types

  • WELL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 60 SE 7.
---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. Stoke Ferry [2].
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
---Illustration: [Unknown]. 1984. Rough sketch of an undated copper alloy decorated sheet fragment. Card. 1:1.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1935. Discoveries at Stoke Ferry. 8 November.
<S3>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.

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