Record Details

NHER Number:12992
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman enclosure and multi-period pottery

Summary

Rectangular enclosures of unknown date are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. Prehistoric flint implements, and pottery dating from the Iron Age to the post medieval periods, found by fieldwalking. The Roman finds recovered from the site seem to be associated with the cropmark enclosures, suggesting that they may be of Roman date.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 176 312
Map Sheet:TG13SE
Parish:ERPINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Context 6, two superimposed rectangular enclosures askew to field pattern at TG 1780 3160
Located E. Rose (NAU) 3 January 1978.

1992 February. Fieldwalking finds.
Finder's No W32.
Iron Age, Roman, medieval sherds.
See lists in file.
E. Rose (NLA) April 1992

The small number of Roman finds recovered from this site seem to be associated with the cropmark enclosure, suggesting a possible Roman date for the enclosure.
See (S1).
S. Spooner (NLA) 15 November 2005

Monument Types

  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • SITE (Unknown date)
  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SITE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 1731C-D.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Article in Serial: Davison, A. 1995. The Field Archaeology of the Mannington and Wolterton Estates. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 160-184.

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28903Related to: Site of Roman settlement (Monument)

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