Record Details

NHER Number:2820
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon pottery from Bittering Street

Summary

A fragment of Late Saxon pottery was found in 1966.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9617 1706
Map Sheet:TF91NE
Parish:GRESSENHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

August 1966.
1966 Casual Find.
A 9th/10th century rim of Thetford Ware was found.
See (S1). Material not seen since.
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

15 August 1980. Field Observation.
A development site was visited, located immediately adjacent to the findspot, on the south but the opposite side of the hedge. Foundation trenches and spoilheaps produced no evidence or material. Indications were that there had been no disturbance of subsoil.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 18 August 1980.

29 February 1984. Field Observation.
The site was visited while a house was under construction on the site of the findspot.
Nothing was visible except many brick fragments in dumped soil, but some land was covered by building materials.
J. J. Wymer (NAU)

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Gressenhall.
<S1>Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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