|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Post medieval drains and possible Roman pit|
An evaluation in advance of residential development revealed a natural water channel running downhill across the site with several post medieval drains crossing it. One fragment of abraded Roman pottery was recovered from a possible shallow pit.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 61472 03860|
|Parish:||DOWNHAM MARKET, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
May 2004. Trial Trenching.
Evaluation of proposed development site at rear of 95 Lynn Road. Contexts 1 to 8.
Revealed a natural water channel running downhill across the site with several post medieval drains crossing it. One fragment of abraded Roman pottery was recovered from a possible shallow pit.
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 : 2016.183).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 9 November 2004. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 June 2019.
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- PIT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD?)
- DRAIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Unpublished Contractor Report: Hobbs, B. 2004. An Archaeological Evaluation on Land to the rear of 95 Lynn Road, Downham Market, Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 977. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. 2005. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk in 2004. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt IV pp 751-763. p 754. |
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