Record Details

NHER Number:25399
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible site of Roman building

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwalking recovered a heavy scatter of Roman pottery, objects and coins. These included pottery dating to the 3rd to 4th century AD and large amounts of building material. Tessera may also have been found. These finds suggests this may be the site of a Roman building.

1988 to 1989. Metal detecting. Finder's field 203. Contexts 1 to 8.
Roman coins, brooches, and other objects.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF93NW
Parish:WALSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WIGHTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1980. Fieldwalking on ploughed surface. Continuing scatter from site NHER 3980 to west. Context 9.
Heavy scatter Roman coarsewares mainly 3rd to 4th century; large quantities tegulae, imbrices, flue and bonding tiles. Also Samian sherd Dragendorf F18 or 18/31 with graffiti 'ht' and possible tessera; not recorded whether these latter items came from this site or NHER 3980.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU), 1980.

1988 to 1989. Metal detecting. Finder's field 203. Contexts 1 to 8.
Roman coins, brooches, and other objects.
See list and (S1) in file.
Information from A. Rogerson (NAU) 11 August 1989.
E. Rose (NAU) 14 August 1989.

Part of large site NHER 31607.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • BUILDING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FINGER RING (Undated)
  • PENDANT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FLUE TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • INSCRIBED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PENDANT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TESSERA (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: JJJ 3-4, Small finds 1-7..
---Photograph: JJJ 29-30, Brooch (203)..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..

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