Record Details

NHER Number:5213
Type of record:Monument
Name:Iron Age site and Roman buildings

Summary

Roman buildings were excavated here in 1964. Fieldwalking for the Fenland Survey recorded an Iron Age site where a discrete cluster of Iron Age pottery fragments, bones and burnt flints were recovered. Cropmarks of rectangular enclosures, probably relating to later activity, can be seen on aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 6998 9027
Map Sheet:TL69SE
Parish:FELTWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1964. Excavation.
Soil marks of huts noted. Excavation of Roman building - sherds found.

1974. Aerial photograph.
Record of possible field system.

22 June 1975. Ordnance Survey air photography.
Positive cropmarks. Field system.
D. Voisey (NLA), 14 March 1995.

1988. Fenland fieldwork.
Pot boilers, Iron Age and Roman sherds, flint.

1989 to 1990 Fenland Evaluation.
Iron Age sherds.

See full list and copies of excavators notes in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 20 September 1993

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

Monument Types

  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • TRACKWAY (Unknown date)
  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SITE (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BUILDING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FIELD SYSTEM (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POLISHER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL7090A, B, D, E; OS 432.76.127.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL 181. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL 182. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL 183. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL 184. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL 185. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL EX. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL EY. FENS.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 75-270-081.
---Unpublished document: Curtis, F.. 30 April 196.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Feltwell.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S2>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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