Record Details

NHER Number:2120
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman ditch


A Roman ditch was discovered during the building of a new boiler house. The ditch contained fragments of 2nd century AD Roman pottery, animal bone and Roman quern.

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Grid Reference:TF 9487 3442
Map Sheet:TF93SW

Full description

14 October 1960. Found in constructing new boiler house.
Small ditch 90cm (3 feet) wide. Contained 2nd century Roman pot sherds, animal bones, lava quern fragment.
Investigated by A. P. Baggs.
Reported in (S1) and noted on (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM), 14 November 1960.

19 November 1960.
Part of ditch excavated. 2.60m (8 feet 6 inches) length.
See (S3).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 5.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Snoring (Great).
---Article in Serial: 1961. Other Archaeological Excavations, 1960. Norfolk Research Committee Bulletin. Series 1 No 13 (for 1960) pp 1-2. p 2.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S2>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 93 SW 8.
<S3>Map: Finder's Map..

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