|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Multi-period finds and features, Holland Court, The Close/St Faiths Lane|
Excavation of foundations in 1972 revealed a rubbish pit containing 13th and 14th century pottery fragments. On a different part of the site, an occupation layer was found, associated with a piece of medieval pottery, ash, oyster shell and animal bones.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 2351 0870|
|Parish:||NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK|
1972. Excavation for foundations behind site NHER 47 in Holland Court.
Topsoil; post medieval sherds and drainpipes.
Rubbish pit of dark grey organic soil, with some flint gravel.
Contained 13th/14th century sherds (including Grimston face jug). Bone, oyster shells.
Exposed in a pit for a concrete drainage tank in northeast corner of the site. About 2 1/2m below the pathway surface.
Occupation surface overlying the natural sand, consisting of a compact very ashy, layer about 10 to 15cm thick.
Contained one sherd Thetford ware, charcoal, ash, oyster shell, bone.
For further details see file NCM.
- OCCUPATION SITE (Unknown date)
- HEARTH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- PIT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- ANIMAL REMAINS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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
|---||Monograph: Jennings, S. 1981. Eighteen Centuries of Pottery from Norwich. East Anglian Archaeology. No 13. |
|---||Record Card: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|377||Part of: Cathedral Close (cathedral precinct) (Monument)|
|Mon 1459||Part of: Cathedral Precinct (Monument)|
|Site 961||Part of: Holland Court, The Close (Monument)|
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