Record Details

NHER Number:22611
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman building

Summary

This may be the site of a Roman building, suggested by the amount of Roman brick and pottery found by fieldwalking on this site. Medieval and post medieval pottery has also been found.

Images - none

Location

Parish:BRAMPTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1986. Found in fieldwalking. Area between Limekiln farm in the west and Broomhill plantation in the east.
Roman grey and colour coated, probably locally made late 2nd century wares.
Brick, possibly Roman.
Iron slag.
Medieval sherds.
Post medieval sherds and clay pipe stem.
Identified A. Gregory (NAU)
W. F. Milligan (NCM) 8 April 1986.

Monument Types

  • METAL WORKING SITE (Undated)
  • BUILDING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • BRICK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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