|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Possible site of medieval building|
In 1955 the foundations of a possible medieval building found were discovered here. Other associated finds included glazed medieval floor tiles and an overfired brick.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 0424 4300|
|Parish:||WIVETON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Foundations of building found 1.8m (6ft) down, including glazed medieval floor tiles and overfired brick.
Samples held by NCM.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Grid reference corrected from TG 0421 4304 to present location.
A. Cattermole (HES), 12 September 2011.
A local source has reported that the father of a local tradesman worked on this site in 1953, and that a Roman mosaic was dug up, pickaxed and dumped. The workmen were allegedly threatened with dismissal if they told anyone. This would appear to be a garbled account of the discovery of the medieval building foundations in 1955.
D. Gurney (HES), 29 November 2011.
- BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- FLOOR TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||*Verbal Communication: 2011. [unknown]. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Wiveton. |
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