Record Details

NHER Number:29261
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval finds


An archaeological watching brief during the construction of a new water main recovered pieces of medieval window tracery, three medieval floor tiles, a glazed brick, two medieval roof tiles, a piece of medieval pot and a medieval mortar. These may come from Marham Abbey (NHER 4483).

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Grid Reference:TF 7052 1000
Map Sheet:TF71SW

Full description

1992. Fieldwalking and Metal-detector Survey and Watching Brief.
Marham/Stow Bridge Pipeline.
Initial field survey of pipeline route followed by monitoring of topsoil stripping and excavation of pipe trench.
Medieval window tracery and building material. Possibly from Abbey?
Two medieval floor tiles plus another impressed but not Bawsey.
One glazed brick.
Two medieval roof tiles.
The medieval sherd is Grimston. Medieval mortar also found.
See report (S1) for further details and full finds list. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
E. Rose (NAU) 14 December 1993. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 March 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FLOOR TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MORTAR (VESSEL) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 1993. Report of Fieldwork on the Marham/Stow Bridge Pipeline, Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 24.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1994. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1993. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt I pp 115-123. p 118.

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