Record Details

NHER Number:15647
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible medieval building and multi-period pottery sherds


During the 1970s a large quantity of finds dating from the Late Saxon to post medieval period were recovered from here. These included sherds of medieval Grimston Ware, Saxon Thetford Ware, glazed post medieval wares. Several undated brick and tile fragments were also recovered. The sheer quantity of medieval pottery here suggess that a building stood here during the medieval period.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 6180 9447
Map Sheet:TL69SW

Full description

Strap handle of 'soft ware'?, with sparse glaze.
Rod handle, glazed Grimston ware.
Three glazed Grimston sherds.
Three coarse medieval sherds.
One St Neots-type? sherd.
One glazed Bourne ware?
One post medieval sherd.
One strap end?
One body sherd from storage jar, Grimston/Thetford?
Six coarse medieval.
Eight glazed probably Grimston.
Nine post medieval glazed.
One glazed Bourne sherd.
One folded bronze sheet.
Stoneware sherd.
Five brick fragments.
One pipe fragment.
One brown glazed tile.
Finds held by NCM.
Found by S. Ashley (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NAU) January 1980.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Undated)
  • STRAP FITTING (Undated)
  • TILE (Undated)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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