Record Details

NHER Number:17942
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman finds scatter and prehistoric burnt mound

Summary

A Roman finds scatter at this site includes possible Iron Age and 3rd century Roman pottery, one Roman coin and some Roman tile. Burnt flints have been found all over the site and the soil is very dark in colour suggesting this might be the site of a prehistoric burnt mound.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1282 3790
Map Sheet:TG13NW
Parish:BACONSTHORPE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1981.
Spread of pottery late 3rd century Nene Valley Ware.
Context 1 at 1281 3787, coin of Tetricus.
I.D. A.Gregory (NAU) 1981.
S.Margeson (NCM) 7 January 1982.

1987 or before. Extension of site to east. East edge of dark soil area. Found in fieldwalking.
Greyware and colour coated ware, 3rd-4th century.
Pot boilers all over this area. Possible burnt mound.
Also gritty sherds Iron Age?
NCM.
I.D. A.Gregory (NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM) 19 November 1988.

1988.
Roman 2nd-4th century greywares, buff flagon? base.
Two Roman tile fragments.
I.D. A. Gregory (NAU).
W.Milligan (NCM) June 1989.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FLAGON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources - none

Related records - none

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