|Type of record:||Find Spot|
Half of the base of a medieval mortar made of shelly limestone containing many fossils was found somewhere in Dersingham before being used in a rockery.
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|Parish:||DERSINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
|SNETTISHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
About 1950-1980. Found by grandfather of  somewhere in this area and placed by him in a rockery at Dersingham from where it was retrieved by .
Half base of mortar of highly fossiliferous shelly limestone, 22.5cm (9 inches) across by 12.5 cm (5 inches) wide (original therefore around 25cm (10inches)) with projecting lug of one inch which rises from a raised band around the base. Similar to mortars of shelly limestone?Quarr stone discussed in (S1) some of which come from this area.
E. Rose (NLA), 20 December 1999.
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- MORTAR (VESSEL) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Monograph: Clarke, H. & Carter, A.. 1977. Excavations in King's Lynn 1963-1970.. |
|<S1>||Monograph: Clake, H. & Carter, A.. 1977. Excavations in King's Lynn, 1963-1970.. 1. |
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