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. APS evaluation.
Excavations 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 one prehistoric sherd.
See (S1) in file.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 20th July 2004.

Monument Types

  • PIT (Unknown date)
  • POST HOLE (Unknown date)
  • 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

---Newspaper Article: 1999. Eastern Daily Press. 24 June.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Taylor, G.. 1999. Archaeological Project Services Report No. 78/99. Archaeological Evaluation at the Old Police House, Chapel Street, New Buckenham..

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