Record Details

NHER Number:34174
Type of record:Monument
Name:Multi-period pottery and post medieval ditch


This is the site of a post medieval earthwork ditch, marking a woodland boundary. Roman, Early Saxon and medieval pottery have been found by fieldwalking.

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Grid Reference:TF 7632 3667
Map Sheet:TF73NE

Full description

January 1999. Fieldwalking on grassland to West of Bircham Road associated with earthwork survey of park (NHER 30502) to east found a thin scatter of sherds in mole hills.
1 base, probably Roman, oxidised.
1? jar rim fresh, fresh, large, abundant quartz, almost black reduced, handmade, probably Early Saxon.
3 small base, probably Early Saxon
3 small unglazed base.
2 medieval or earlier.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA)
Shallow ditch in south was woodland boundary, see NHER 30502.
B. Cushion (NLA) 5 February 1999

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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