Record Details

NHER Number:19361
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Fieldwalking between 1981 and 1983 recovered a large quantity of prehistoric burnt flints, fragments of prehistoric, Roman, Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery, together with Roman tile fragments and oyster shells. Also noted were several areas of black soil. The indications are that the site saw human occupation, or at least activity, over a long period.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 241 937
Map Sheet:TM29SW

Full description

1981/2 and 1982/3. Fieldwalking; Blacklands.
Context 1.
Large quantities of pot boilers.
Prehistoric pottery.
Roman sherds, tegulae, oyster shell.
Medieval sherds. Two Thetford type sherds. One Ipswich ware.
Post medieval sherds.
Black soil patches.
See plans in file.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU), 28 July 1983.

Context 2.
Extension of fieldwalking to east produced only medieval sherds.
E. Rose (NAU), 29 November 1985.

Copyhold 'Willow Bush Furlong' according to [1].

Monument Types

  • SITE (Undated)
  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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