Record Details

NHER Number:40949
Type of record:Monument
Name:Multi-period finds and features, land at Brown's Fen

Summary

An evaluation excavation in 2004 revealed buried soils and pits of Iron Age date and another pit of possible Roman date. A cluster of undated post or stakeholes was also recorded.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71599 00848
Map Sheet:TF70SW
Parish:STOKE FERRY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

2004. Desk-based Assessment.
Assessment of proposed development site.
See report (S1) for further details.
P. Watkins (HES), 11 September 2015.

December 2004. Trial Trenching.
Evaluation of proposed development site. Contexts 1 to 1307.
Revealed buried soils and pits of Iron Age date and another pit of possible Roman date. A cluster of undated post or stakeholes were also recorded.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2007.185).
J. Allen (NLA), 8 June 2007. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 May 2019.

Monument Types

  • POST HOLE (Unknown date)
  • STAKE HOLE (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Trimble, R. 2004. Preliminary Desk-based Assessment of land at Browns Fen, Stoke Ferry, Norfolk. Archaeological Project Services. 137/04.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Evans, R. 2005. Archaeological Evaluation on land at Browns Fen, Stoke Ferry, Norfolk. Archaeological Project Services. 60/05.
<S3>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. 2006. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk in 2005. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt I pp 124-136. p 133.

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