Record Details

NHER Number:19703
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period pottery sherds, south of St Botolph's Church site


Fieldwalking in this area during 1983 recovered large quantites of Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery sherds. Types identidfied included Saxon Thetford Ware, medieval Grimston Ware and post medieval stoneware.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2401 9928
Map Sheet:TM29NW

Full description

27 October 1983. South of St Botolph's Church site and road, in St Botolph's hamlet. Surface finds on margin of field of springing winter barley.
One rim Thetford (?) type jar of odd form.
Two flat bases Thetford type.
Three bodysherds Thetford type.
Thirty bodysherds medieval unglazed, may include some Thetford, also 1 base. 1 glazed Grimston.
Six late medieval/Trans.
One stoneware 15th-16th century.
One post medieval.
Sketch map in file.
Found by member of the public [1]. Sherds held by NCM.
Identifications by A. Rogerson (NAU) October 1983.
A. Rogerson (NAU) October 1983.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to 19th Century - 851 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • 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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