Record Details

NHER Number:21645
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period pottery finds


Fieldwalking a ploughed-out mound in 1996 recovered Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery fragments and a medieval brick.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4535 0675
Map Sheet:TG40NE

Full description

May 1985.
Mound or area of high ground in marshes. Ploughed out.
Thetford type ware base sherd.
W. F. Milligan 5 August 1985.

Mound destroyed by bulldozing 1985, spoil moved to northeast of field where medieval sherds now occur from it.

Early 1996. Gridded fieldwalking.
Thetford type: four jar rims, five flat and three sagging bases,
Forty body sherds.
Three early medieval jar rims.
Sixty eight medieval unglazed.
Six medieval glazed, two late medieval glazed.
Three post medieval stoneware.
Two glazed red earthenware.
One brick lump, probably medieval.
Many large and fresh sherds.
N.B. This and NHER 22349 form part of the same site as [1]'s results will show. Further details to follow.
A.Rogerson (NLA), 15 May 1996.

January 2006. Norfolk NMP.
See also NHER 22349
J. Albone (NMP), 17 January 2006

Monument Types

  • MOUND (Undated)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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.
---Slide: Various. Slide.

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