Record Details

NHER Number:6812
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman pottery


A complete Roman pot was found between 1814 and 1815 on Colby Common. It was used as a pitcher for collecting water until it was broken.

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Upon Colby Common a labourer found an Roman urn imbedded in the marl. It was used many years as a pitcher to fetch water till accidentally broken. It was found about 1815-4. No evidence as to date.
See (S1) and (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished document: Transco/Network Archaeology. 2002. Network Archaeology Report No. 179. Bacton to Kings Lynn Proposed Gas Pipeline. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment..
<S1>Serial: Johnson. Additions to Blomefields History of Norfolk.. Vol 2, p 14.
<S2>Publication: Rye, W. 1916. Roman Camps and Remains in Norfolk.

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