Record Details

NHER Number:22457
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman building and Roman finds

Summary

This is the possible site of a Roman building, suggested by Roman bricks, coins, and brooches found on this site by fieldwalking and metal detecting. Medieval and post medieval coins have also been found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 23 24
Map Sheet:TG22SW
Parish:BRAMPTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1986. Found in fieldwalking.
Context 2 at above grid reference.
Patch of red brick (noted because of proximity of Roman sites).
W. F. Milligan (NCM), 25 March 1986.

Spring 1986.
Context 1 centred on above grid reference.
General scatter over area 300m north to south x 150m east to west.
Roman copper alloy rear hook brooch.
Coins, Domitian to 364/78, see separate list.
A. Gregory (NAU) 18 December 1986.

1986.
For context 2 NCM map found to have 'Medieval copper alloy cauldron leg'.
E. Rose (NAU) 16 February 1987.

August 1987.
Context 3.
Large thick copper alloy caldron rim with thin sheet copper alloy repair.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
W. Milligan (NCM), 1 October 1987.

1988.
Part of context 1.
Rectangular gilded copper alloy attachment plate for harness pendant, one lug remaining and four rivets.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 22 August 1988.

December 2001/January 2002. Metal detecting.
Post medieval coin.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 February 2002.

January/February 2002. Metal detecting.
Medieval coin.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 March 2002.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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