Record Details

NHER Number:8065
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible undated rectangular enclosure

Summary

Cropmarks of undated linear features possibly forming two rectangular enclosures can be seen on aerial photographs. Metal detecting on the site recovered post medieval and modern metal objects and a Roman brooch dated to the mid 1st century AD.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 27 18
Map Sheet:TG21NE
Parish:HORSTEAD WITH STANNINGHALL, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1963.
Linear cropmarks on St Joseph aerial photograph, undated.
Note by R.R. Clarke (NCM)).

On NAU air photography these form a rectangle, and part of another.
E. Rose (NAU), 4 November 1983.

January to February 1990. Metal detecting survey.
Produced only late post-medieval and modern material and no pottery. The only significant find was a small plain ?Dolphin brooch. Presumably sprung but rear hook missing, as well as spring, pin and catchplate. Round tapering bow, flattening at foot, which is bent. Mid 1st century AD.
Identified by D. Gurney (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 3 February 1990.

Monument Types

  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: St. Joseph GB 0064, Unit TG2718 A-K.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Horstead.

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