Record Details

NHER Number:40629
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval industrial activity at The Old Police House, Chapel Street

Summary

An archaeological evaluation recorded a post medieval gully and undated postholes and a pit. The gully and the pit contained iron smithing residues indicating industrial activity on the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 08704 90421
Map Sheet:TM09SE
Parish:NEW BUCKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

July 1999. Trial Trenching.
Evaluation of proposed development site.
Revealed a post-medieval gully and undated postholes and a pit. Both the gully and the pit contained iron smithing residues, indicating industrial activity on the site. Residual medieval pottery and a single prehistoric sherd were also recovered.
See report (S1) for further details. See also newspaper article (S2).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 20th July 2004.

Monument Types

  • PIT (Unknown date)
  • POST HOLE (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GULLY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Taylor, G. 1999. Archaeological Evaluation at the Old Police House, Chapel Street, New Buckenham. Archaeological Project Services. 78/99.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1999. Backing for homes in historic area. 24 June.

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