Record Details

NHER Number:18938
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period pottery sherds and briquetage


Fenland fieldwalking here in 1983 recovered sherds of Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery. In addition, pieces of fired clay, briquetage, animal bone were also retrieved, with some of these materials found in association with a roddon of unknown date.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 5020 0869
Map Sheet:TF50NW

Full description

18 February 1983.
Scatter of odd sherds Roman and medieval pottery.
Context 2. Concentration at 5034 0856.
Roman pottery.
Fired clay.
Some briquetage.
Animal bone.
Coin or button?
Some post medieval sherds.
Spread of material on both sides of small roddon but very little on top of roddon itself.
70m northwest to southeast x 40m northeast to southwest at 2.1m (7ft) OD.
Identified by R. Silvester (NAU) March 1983.
R. Silvester (NAU) March 1983.

For full details of wares, flint types etc. see Fenland Folders.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • WATERCOURSE (Undated)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • BRIQUETAGE (Undated)
  • BRIQUETAGE (Undated)
  • BUTTON (Undated)
  • COIN (Undated)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WSK AL. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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