Record Details

NHER Number:19795
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coins, pottery and medieval pot found in field behind foundry


Two Roman coins were found in the field behind the foundry when the field was ploughed for perhaps the first time about 1963. This field may be part of the larger Roman town in Walsingham and Wighton (NHER 40825). Roman pottery was also found.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 945 377
Map Sheet:TF93NW

Full description

'About 20 years ago' before 1983. Found in one of earliest ploughings of the field from pasture. In field immediately behind foundary and alongside road to Wighton.
Two Roman coins:
As of Antoninus Pius TR POT XIIII COS SC AD 149 to 150.
Follis of Constantius I GENIO POPVLI ROMANI AD 295 to 296. See (S1).
Note the description of the findspot suggests the field between the known Roman sites NHER 2024 and NHER 2041, possibly linking them.
Information from [1]. Found by [1]'s father (as reported by [2]).
A. Gregory (NAU), 27 November 1983.

Location corrected from TF 954 377.
For finds previously recorded under this number in error see NHER 51373.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 25 March 2008.

Chance find/ Fieldwalking. Date unknown
four abraded sherds of Roman Greyware weighing 9g.
E. Darch, (NLA), 11 December 2008

Fieldwalking before 24 March 2009
Roman & medieval sherds, Roman roof tile
See list in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 24 March 2009

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Gregory, T.. 1985. Great Walsingham/Wighton ?Roman Town?. 6 February.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Serial: Roman Imperial Coinage.. Vol VI, p 136, no 209c. vi 18.

Related records

42850Parent of: Great Walsingham and Wighton Roman town (Monument)
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