Record Details

NHER Number:15102
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman vessel and pottery


An unusual Roman vessel, with a hinged lid and a handle attached by loops, and a fragment of Roman pottery found during metal detecting.

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Full description

1978. 'Found in southwest Norfolk'. On Roman site, to be revealed by finder at later date. Found with metal detecting.
Cast copper alloy vessel with bipartite soldered body, hinged lid and drop handle attached by loops.
Sherds of late 1st century grey ware vessel found with it. (S1) in file.
Seen and drawn by A. Gregory (NAU) November 1978.
A. Gregory (NAU) 30 July 1979.

Finder reports that vessel was found by his father in an unknown field in western part of Hockwold parish.
See (S1), (S2) and (S3) in file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Correspondence: Various. 1979. Letters.
<S2>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
<S3>Photograph: Unknown. [unknown].

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