Record Details

NHER Number:49769
Type of record:Monument
Name:Late Saxon pit and pottery sherds, alleyway behind 18 Bedford Street


In 2007 an archaeological watching brief at this location recorded numerous sherds of Late Saxon pottery and some fragments of butchered animal bone in a truncated deposit, perhaps the remains of a Late Saxon waste pit.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23095 08641
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

January 2007. NAU Archaeology watching brief on ground reduction of a former alleyway at the rear of the property. From context 1.
Numerous sherds of Late Saxon pottery and some fragments of butchered animal bone were recovered from a highly truncated deposit (possibly indicating the presence of a buried waste pit).
See (S1) for further details.
See also (S2).
J. Allen (NLA) 27 February 2007.

Monument Types

  • RUBBISH PIT? (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Emery, G.. 2007. NAU Report No. 1255. An Archaeological Watching Brief at 18 Bedford Street, Norwich..
<S2>Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2007. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk in 2006. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt II pp 261-273. p 266.

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