Record Details

NHER Number:40378
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval drains and possible Roman pit

Summary

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

Location

Grid Reference:TF 61473 03863
Map Sheet:TF60SW
Parish:DOWNHAM MARKET, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May 2004. NAU evaluation.
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 (S1) for further details.
See also (S2).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 9 November 2004.

Monument Types

  • PIT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD?)
  • DRAIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Hobbs, B.P.. 2004. NAU Report No. 977. An Archaeological Evaluation on Land to the rear of 95 Lynn Road, Downham Market, Norfolk..
<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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