Record Details

NHER Number:5732
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman jars, Two Mile Bottom

Summary

During the period 1910-14, two Roman jars were recovered from this location. One was identified as a crude example of grey ware while the other was made from a pinkish white paste with a dark brownish red slip.

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Location

Grid Reference:TL 8510 8676
Map Sheet:TL88NE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1910-12 and 1914.
Two Roman jars found.
1. Greyware, imperfectly fired (?from adjacent kiln) 120mm high, 50mm wide at base and 50mm wide at mouth.
2. Pinkish-white paste with dark brownish red slip - somewhat worn (110mm high, 130mm diameter at mouth, 60mm diameter at base) ?3rd century.
Pots are in Thetford Museum, formerly part of the W. C. Fison Collection.
See (S1) and (S2) - Norwich Public Library undated press cutting.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Copy of photos in file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Thetford.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1920. A Romano-British Site at Santon. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol III Pt II (for 1919-20) pp 206-208. p 208.
<S2>Publication: Clarke, W.G.. Mss Note. 2.

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