Record Details

NHER Number:41825
Type of record:Monument
Name:Saxon and medieval finds and features, Norwich Cathedral, Cloister Garth

Summary

An evaluation in 2005 revealed the footings for the 14th century cloister wall and buttresses. In addition, earlier activity was indicated by a Late Saxon pit. The results of a watching brief in 2006 are awaited.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 23478 08872
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

July 2005. NAU evaluation, eight trenches. Contexts 1-69.
Excavations revealed the footings for the 14th century cloister wall and buttresses. Earlier activity on the site was also indicated by the presence of a Late Saxon pit.
See (S1) for further details.
See also (S2).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 8 March 2007.

September 2006. NAU Archaeology watching brief. From context 100.
Details to come.
J. Allen (NLA), 14 August 2006.

Monument Types

  • CLOISTER (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1399 AD?)
  • WALL (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1399 AD)
  • GRAVE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • INHUMATION (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • LACE TAG (Unknown date)
  • OYSTER SHELL (Unknown date)
  • TOKEN (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FLOOR TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW GLASS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1399 AD)
  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FLOOR TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Unpublished document: Wallis, H.. 2005. NAU Report No. 1096. An Archaeological Evaluation at Norwich Cathedral Cloisters..
<S2>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 130.

Related records

377Part of: Cathedral Close (cathedral precinct) (Monument)

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2017 Norfolk Historic Environment Service