Record Details

NHER Number:7243
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting and field walking recovered a medieval tile, a medieval ampulla (pilgrim's flask) and a medieval or post medieval bookclasp. The pilgrim's flask may have come from Walsingham. Pieces of Iron Age, Roman and medieval pot were also found.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 09
Map Sheet:TF70NW
Parish:MARHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Arable field east of chalkpit.
Two sherds of flint-tempered pottery. Date?
A. Rogerson (NAU), 5 January 1976.

1992. Area extended to west. North of lane. Finder's site M1.
Roman, Iron Age, medieval sherds.
Medieval tile.
Medieval/post medieval bookclasp.
See list in file, MIA = centre of existing area of site.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 October 1992.

November 1992. Metal detecting find.
Lower part of lead ampulla, shell on one face, shield with saltire cross on other. Probably Walsingham.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 December 1992.

February 1993.
One base sherd ?Roman coarse.
One base sherd ?Roman micaceous.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 March 1993.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 70 NW 14.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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