Record Details

NHER Number:518
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible Roman coins and pottery, Norwich Castle Motte


In 1824 pottery and coins were found during the construction of prison buildings on top of the motte. It was suggested that these were Roman in date but that seems very unlikely.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23182 08526
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

1824. When building prison buildings on top of motte.
Pottery and coins found.
Alleged Roman. (Probably not - R. R. Clarke, NCM).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Roman.

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