Record Details

NHER Number:2151
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman building


Fieldwalking and excavation has uncovered a large number of Roman finds including pottery, building material, quern fragments and two Roman pins. The excavation of a floor suggests there was a building here.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 959 348
Map Sheet:TF93SE

Full description

November 1959.
Roman sherds, tile, slag. Fragment of sandstone quern.

Two parts of Roman topstone of pudding quern found.
Roman sherds.

Roman sherds and stone with polished flat surface (clothes smoother or grain grinder?).
Identified by NCM.

1970. Excavation.
Roman material including bone pin and bronze pin excavated 'from above a floor which was left untouched'.

September 1976. Excavation.
Roman pottery. See description in file.
Fragments of tooled brick.
Identified by T. Gregory (NAU).

30 September 1976. Visit.
In centre of area a concentration of flint pebbles. Only finds seen in situ were fragments of animal mandible and longbone and one small greyware sherd beneath them.
E. Rose (NAU).

26 July 1977.
Unstamped Samian base.

In box left by C. J. S. Green (NCM) were nine Roman sherds, rim of Grimston Thetford bowl and jet fragment marked 'surface of field'.

Follis of Constantine I, reverse SOLI INVICTO COMITI, mint illegible AD 307 to 318.
Identified by T. Gregory.

See details in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 22 October 1990.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FLOOR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRICK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POLISHER (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 93 SE 5.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1959. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1959. No. 6. p 5.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Snoring (Great) [4].
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.

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