Record Details

NHER Number:4731
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age pottery find, River Wissey

Summary

A piece of burnished Iron Age pottery, possibly imported from abroad, was dredged from the river in 1939.

Images - none

Location

Parish:STOKE FERRY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Dredged from River Wissey by bridge.
Thin angular shouldered black sherd of bowl, bulge below shoulder angle with slight offset fine burnished surface reminiscent of Continental products; ?import. (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Sketch (S2) from card in file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Iron Age. Stoke ferry.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Clarke, R. R.. 1939. The Iron Age in Norfolk and Suffolk. Archaeological Journal. Vol XCVI pp 1-113. p 93-4 fig.4.2.
<S2>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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