Record Details

NHER Number:3950
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman settlement and cemetery

Summary

Fieldwalking, metal detecting and stray finds have revealed the site of a possible Roman settlement and cemetery in East Walton. The Roman artefacts found included a large quantity of pottery, (including samian ware), seven coins, two brooches, animal bones and oyster shells. An Iron Age coin and a medieval strap fitting have also been collected from this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF71SE
Parish:EAST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Bradmoor Field 'B'.
Much samian ware including F18/31 or 31 (fourteen examples), F33 (five examples) F35/36 (one), F37 (five), F38 (three), Rusticated ware probably 2nd to 3rd century AD.
Mortar like Caister R.32 (late 2nd century). Mortarium like Caister R42 (late 3rd century).
Niedermendig lava and iron slag.
Settlement with some burials?
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

1934. See Notes.
Pottery, bones and oyster shells found.

1936.
Sherds collected.
Other pottery held by [1] and [2], including Collingwood type 30.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

1964. Found while digging hole for a post. See Notes [1].
Sherds and animal bone.
E. B. Green (NCM).

March 1985. Metal detecting.
Constantine I follis SOLI INVICTO COMITI TIF/TARL Arles mint 313-6.
Denarius of Septimus Severus slightly chipped 193-211.
Brooch, Colchester derivative rear hook type mid to late 1st century.
Identifed by A. Gregory (NAU), April 1985.
See (S1) filed under NHER 21302.
A. Rogerson (NAU) .

July 1991. Metal detecting.
Five Roman coins, one brooch, British G quarter stater.
Medieval belt fitting.
See file for coin form and details.
D. A. Gurney (NLA), 13 August 1991.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 71 SE 8.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Walton (East) [3].
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: FNX 11-13.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..

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