Record Details

NHER Number:7306
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:13th or 14th century pottery sherds


In 1968 a late 13th or 14th century parrot beak Saintonge ware jug was recovered from an area outside Welborne graveyard.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0676 1014
Map Sheet:TG01SE

Full description

1968. Stray Find.
During grave digging on the south side of the exterior of Welborne graveyard. [1]. A almost complete late 13th/14th century parrot beak Saintonge polychrome jug was recovered, the handle of the jug was missing but it was possible for the rest of the jug to be reconstructed, which was decorated in birds and shields.
Information taken from (S2).
E. B. Green (NCM) amended by M. Langham-Lopez (HES), 7 April 2013.

Press cutting in file (S1).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Runhall.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Evening News. 1969. Digger's jug goes to museum. 2 January.
<S2>Article in Serial: Wilson, D. M. and Hurst, D. G. 1971. Medieval Britain in 1968. Medieval Archaeology. Vol XIII (for 1969) pp 230-287. p 279.

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