Record Details

NHER Number:21121
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period pottery and iron key


Fragments of pottery dating from the Late Saxon to the post medieval periods and an iron key of unknown date, found in 1984.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7961 2316
Map Sheet:TF72SE

Full description

Late 1984. Finds from contractors trench north side lane north of monastic site.
Many large sherds.
21 unglazed, predominantly Grimston-Thetford including storage jars, 1 bowl rim early medieval similar to Blackborough End, and 1 jar rim early medieval of frilled Castleacre type.
22 glazed Grimston, 1 glazed red earthenware, 1 Frechen stoneware, 1 iron key with hollow shank.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU) January 1985

Monument Types

  • 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

  • KEY (LOCKING) (Undated)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (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.

Related records - none

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