Record Details

NHER Number:10030
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman building and multi-period finds

Summary

Investigations of this site during 1975-86 recovered a variety of objects, some of which suggested that a Roman building once existed on site. These Roman artefacts included brick, tile, daub, pottery sherds, brooches and coins. Other objects to be retrieved consisted of prehistoric worked flints, medieval pottery sherds, medieval and post medieval coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 13 93
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:FORNCETT, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1975. Trenching for land drain.
Roman building material found.

1981. Metal detecting.
Roman and medieval coins and metalwork.

1984. Metal detecting.
Medieval and Roman coins; flints.

1986.
Roman, medieval and post medieval coins.
See full details, drawings (S1, S2 and S3) and plans (S4) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 15 March 1991.

See (S5).

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Undated)
  • STUD (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRICK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1981. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy solid cast crossbow brooch.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1981. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy solid cast crossbow brooch.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1980. Drawing of a Roman enamelled copper alloy disc brooch.. Film. 1:1.
<S4>Map: Finder's Map..
<S5>Unpublished document: Day, P. G. 1985. The Archaeology of Bunwell.

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