Record Details

NHER Number:37468
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman coins and bricks


A watching brief was carried out on this site by the Norfolk Archaeological Unit in 2002, and although no archaeological features were found, Roman coins, pottery, bricks and tile were found, which may indicate that the Roman activity on a nearby site, see NHER 32791, extended onto this site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 83512 41890
Map Sheet:TF84SW

Full description

November 2002. Watching Brief.
Monitoring of foundation trenches. Contexts 1 to 21 used.
Found no archaeological features or deposits.
The presence of residual Romano-British finds in the topsoil indicated that the activity recorded at Creake Road (NHER 32791) did possibly extend to the northwest, into the area monitored during this watching brief.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2016.146).
M. Horlock (NLA), 29 April 2003. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 June 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Unknown date)
  • BRICK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Slide: John Ames. 2002. Slides 1-9, Burnham Market, Hornbeam, Back Lane..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Ames, J. 2003. An Archaeological Watching Brief at Hornbeam, Back Lane, Burnham Market. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 801.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2003. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2002. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt II pp 368-384. p 370.

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