Record Details

NHER Number:28575
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval and post medieval finds

Summary

Medieval and post medieval pottery, medieval roof tile and post medieval bricks, found by fieldwalking.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 81741 15078
Map Sheet:TF81NW
Parish:CASTLE ACRE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

2 October 1991. Rear of No 2, Pales Green
Trench parallel with house, set back 1m east of east wall, about 0.6m wide, 1.35m deep.
Section showed that all was 'made up' ground with thick tip lines of dark charcoaly soil, suggesting pit(s) filling.
Many animal bones and oyster shells.
Forking in one area showed fills at least 0.2m deeper.
Pottery collected by [1]:
1 late medieval unglazed bowl rim
1 unglazed Grimston
2 glazed Grimston
All these are late medieval (or early post medieval) and include a broken but complete large base.
1 Late medieval Transitional
11 early post medieval stoneware
12 Glazed Red Earthenware sherds, including late post medieval
5 medieval roof tile fragments
1 early post medieval brick fragment
2 18th to 19th century glazed sherds
A. Rogerson (NLA) 18 November 1991

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Undated)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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