|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Late Saxon and medieval finds|
Fragments of Late Saxon and medieval pottery have been recovered by metal detecting at this location. Many of the medieval fragments were inconsistently fired suggesting that this is waste from a medieval pottery production site. An unusual lead weight, perhaps a weaving shuttle, was also found.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 72 22|
|Parish:||CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
March 1993. Context 2.
Pierced lead weight, decorated with two 'crossed' lines through central elliptical object which is ?something to do with wool, ?possibly a weaving shuttle. Weight 460g. Probably medieval.
A.Rogerson (NLA), 3 May 1993.
Context 1. General scatter.
Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds with suggestions of Late Saxon/Medieval pottery production.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 June 1993.
This site appears to be on the southeastern periphery of a large area of possible Roman to Early Medieval settlement and a possible Early Saxon cemetery evident from dense finds scatters at NHER 3565, NHER 11743, NHER11816, NHER 25765, NHER 30690, and NHER 30754.
H. Hamilton (HES), 29 November 2012.
- POTTERY WORKS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- TEXTILE EQUIPMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status - none
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|<S1>||Illustration: Finds Illustrations. |
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