Record Details

NHER Number:5210
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman building

Summary

A Roman brick floor, fragments of a pewter vessel, three inhumation burials and Roman pottery were excavated here in 1958 and 1960. This is the site of a Roman building. With the inhumation burials the fragmentary remains of a child's skeleton were recorded. The date of these burials is unclear. They may be Iron Age, Roman or Saxon. Fieldwalking as part of the Fenland Survey also recovered Roman pottery, tile, oyster shells and bone.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 701 917
Map Sheet:TL79SW
Parish:FELTWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1958. Excavation.
Roman ?building, pewter vessels, flue tile, sherds

1960. Excavation.
Roman floor and inhumations. Possible Early Saxon, Late Saxon sherds

1962.
Millstone found.

Pre 1974.
Roman brooches and spoon.

1985. Fenland fieldwalking.
Roman building material.

1991.
Roman sherds found

See list, (S1), and (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 20 September 1993.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S2).

Monument Types

  • INHUMATION (Late Bronze Age to Early Saxon - 800 BC to 650 AD)
  • BUILDING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HEARTH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TESSELLATED FLOOR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BOWL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRICK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FLUE TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MILLSTONE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL 69. FENS.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Feltwell [4].
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Early Saxon. Feltwell.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Feltwell.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
<S2>Unpublished document: Mottram, A. S.. 1960. Feltwell: Oulsham Lane.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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