Record Details

NHER Number:4613
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman building

Summary

Foundations of a building were ploughed up here in 1940. Pieces of Roman pottery and tile found nearby suggests this may be a Roman building. Fragments of Iron Age, Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery were also found. Metal detecting has recovered Roman and post medieval objects including Roman coins, a brooch and a key.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 88 07
Map Sheet:TF80NE
Parish:HOLME HALE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1949. Found during ploughing. Church Farm.
Foundations of buildings, presumably Roman, extending for around 9m (30 feet).
Observation of [1], 27 January 1949.

October 1952.
Scatter of sherds.
R.R. Clarke (NCM), 8 October 1952.

Box flue tile fragments and neck of amphora.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Is the amphora from here or is it same as NHER 4612?
E. Rose (NAU).

1987. Surface find close to north edge of field.
Flue tile fragment.
A. Gregory (NAU), 27 August 1987.

December 1989. Metal detecting and surface finds.
Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery, Roman tile, post medieval artefacts.
See file for details.
D. Gurney (NAU), 5 January 1990.

Before July 2001. Fieldwalking.
Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 December 2001.

Before 6 June 2002. Found on surface after destruction of hedge.
Two Roman coins.
Roman key handle and brooch.
Post medieval spoon.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 July 2002.

Before 31 May 2012. Stray find.
Two sherds of Roman pottery.
See details in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 31 May 2012.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • AMPHORA (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FLUE TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: 1950. Journal of Roman Studies. Vol XL, p 104. p 104.
---Article in serial: Raimes, A. 1952. Reymes of Overstrand. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXX pp 15-64. vol XXX, p 49.
---Serial: 1954. The Archaeological Newsletter.. Vol 3, no 2, p 39. vol 3, no 2, p 39.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Holme Hale.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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