Record Details

NHER Number:738
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval and post medieval finds, 12/13 Royal Arcade


In 1985 partial underpinning of the wall here uncovered various medieval and post medieval objects. Finds included post medieval clay pipe fragments and lead glazed earthenware, an almost complete medieval Raeren jug and numerous animal bones and shell fragments.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23009 08461
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

March 1985. Partial underpinning of wall to about 2.4m (8ft) deep.
Lots of clay pipe fragments and lead glazed earthenware, salt glazed stoneway and Delft bleeding bowl fragment.
Bone includes cattle, sheep, pig, rabbit, bird and fish.
Shell includes oyster, cockle and mussel.
Pottery drawing by NCM.
Finds held by NCM.

July 1985. Southeast of finds above in hole about 1.2m (4ft) deep.
Almost complete Raeren jug (some of base missing).
W. Milligan (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich.

Related records

Site 1397Parent of: 12-13 Royal Arcade (Monument)
Mon 501Parent of: 2 and 4 White Lion Street (Fruiterers Arms Public House) (Monument)
Mon 1277Parent of: Fruiterer's Arms (Late Saxon deposits) (Monument)
26009Part of: Royal Arcade (Building)

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