Record Details

NHER Number:30655
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman settlement


Fieldwalking recovered prehistoric worked flints and pieces of Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pot. The Roman pot included high status Nene Valley ware and samian. The number of finds suggests this may be a small Roman settlement.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 040 922
Map Sheet:TM09SW

Full description

May 1994. Fieldwalking finds. 'Hargham' field 50.
Roman sherds, including Samian and Nene Valley.
Late Saxon, medieval sherds.
See published article (S1) and file for further details. The discovery of this site is noted in (S2).
A. Rogerson (NLA), June 1994.

Dates on (S3) recorded as 16, 19 and 30 November 1993 not May 1994.
M. Dennis (NLA), 15 May 2006.

(S1) records as a small Roman site to the north of old Buckenham stream. Much of the pottery was heavily abraded.
M. Dennis (NLA), 15 May 2006.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT? (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Article in Serial: Davison, A. and Cushion, B. 1999. The Archaeology of the Hargham Estate. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt II pp 257-274.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1995. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1994. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 230-239. p 236.
<S3>Map: Finder's Map..

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