Record Details

NHER Number:9209
Type of record:Monument
Name:Iron Age earthworks and pottery sherds


In 1930 the earthworks of a possible Iron Age dwelling were found here in association with pottery sherds from the same period and prehistoric flints.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 0521 9007
Map Sheet:TM09SE

Full description

Suggested Iron Age house earthworks. Discovered with sherds and flints.
Possibly recent ponds.
See notes and Ancient Monument description in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 26 September 1990.

June 2012. Norfolk NMP.
This area was examined as part of the National Mapping Programme. It was possible to make out earthworks on aerial photographs (S1-S2) within the wooded area, centred on TM 0528 9013, although none of the earthworks were considered to be archaeological in nature, they appear to be either natural undulations or possibly post medieval ponds. There are also a number of earthworks in the field to the east, centred on TM 0546 9017, although these were also considered likely to be natural in origin.
E. Bales (NMP), 19th June 2012.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Undated)
  • PIT (Undated)
  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • PIT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • HOUSE (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • PIT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R.. 1939. The Iron Age in Norfolk and Suffolk. Archaeological Journal. Vol XCVI pp 1-113. p 103.
---Article in Serial: Apling, H. 1931. Bronze Age Settlements in Norfolk. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol VI Pt IV pp 365-370. p 367.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Iron Age. Quidenham.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1707 4113-4 29-AUG-1946 (NMR).
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1995. OS/95514 247-8 09-APR-1995 (NMR).

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