Record Details

NHER Number:11075
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible medieval lamprey trap


A late medieval pottery vessel with many holes in it was dredged from the River Waveney in 1951. This may be a fish trap for lampreys.

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Full description

1951. Dredged from River Waveney.
Late medieval clay vessel with numerous perforations. ?chimney pot or trap for lampreys.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FISH TRAP (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FISHING NET (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---(No record type): Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Needham.

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