Record Details

NHER Number:18843
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman settlement and multi-period finds

Summary

This is the site of a Roman settlement, and Roman brooches and pottery have been found by fieldwalking. Prehistoric flint flakes, a Neolithic arrowhead, an Early Saxon spearhead, and pottery dating from the Iron Age to the post medieval periods have also been found by fieldwalking.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7350 0572
Map Sheet:TF70NW
Parish:BARTON BENDISH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1965. Stray Find.
Context 2 at TF 734 057, formerly numbered as NHER 14434.
Early Saxon socketed iron spearhead was found measuring 22 inches long and also bent.
No sign of burial.
See (S1) and (S2).


April 1965. Context 3 at TF 7361 0561, formerly numbered as NHER 17607.
Late medieval barbed pick' written on (S2).
Probably should read late Neolithic barbed point.
E. Rose (NAU) 2 October 1981.

2 February 1983. Northern half of field rapidly walked in good conditions. BB 9. Context 1.
6 medieval unglazed.
3 glazed Grimston.
1 early post medieval.
2 flint flakes.
Identified A. Rogerson (NAU) February 1983.

15 January 1986. Fieldwalking finds. BB 283 to 288.
Field divided into Contexts 4 to 8 which overlap area of Context 1.
See plan in file.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SPEAR (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 283. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 284. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 285. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 286. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 287. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 288. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 9. BB.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 70 NW 22.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Serial: 1965. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1965. No 12. p 2.
<S2>Map: King's Lynn Museum. KLM 6 inch Record Map.
<S3>Article in Serial: Wilson, D. M. and Hurst, D. G. 1967. Medieval Britain in 1965. Medieval Archaeology. Vol X pp 168-219. p 127.

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