Record Details

NHER Number:20343
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman building

Summary

A scatter of flint, roof tile and other building materials suggest that this is the site of a small Roman building. Roman coins, pottery and brooches have been found on the site as well as Early Saxon brooches, and medieval and post medieval metalwork, found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 83 43
Map Sheet:TF84SW
Parish:BURNHAM NORTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Winter 1983 to 1984.
On surface of ploughed field, scattered over area about 100m diameter.
Scatter of Roman coarse pottery, mostly Nar Valley types, and one sherd each of large storage jar and coarse mortarium, with one fragment of tegula and one of flue tile.
Within this scatter one concentration of flint rubble: suggests small single building of 3rd to 4th century.
A. Gregory (NAU) 18 April 1984.

1994 to 1996. Metal detecting.
28 Roman coins
Roman and Late Saxon sherds.
Post medieval jetton.
Roman and Early Saxon brooches.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 1 June 1999.

See NHER 27030.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FLUE TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Photograph: JJC 15, Early Saxon cruciform brooch fragment..

Related records - none

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