Record Details

NHER Number:9232
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman ironworking site


Many pieces of Roman pot and fragments of iron working slag were found. A piece of post medieval pipkin base and foot was also recovered. The presence of slag suggests this may have been a Roman ironworking site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 065 936
Map Sheet:TM09SE

Full description

1975. South of Bunn's Bank and extending almost to bank itself; on ploughed surface.
Roman sherds; weathered; include decorated and plain Samian, central and east Gaulish, and coarse wares.
Also iron slag (not seen).
A.K. Gregory (NAU).

Extra material.
Roman greyware rim, two bodysherds, base.
Roman shell gritted sherd.
Tile fragment of unknown date.
Post medieval glazed pipkin base and foot.
Two fragments of slag.
A. Rogerson (NAU).

Monument Types

  • IRON WORKING SITE? (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIPKIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1975. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1975. No 22. p 5.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

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