Record Details

NHER Number:25877
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman settlement


Fieldwalking here in 1990 recorded a patch of prehistoric burnt flints. Pieces of Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery were also found. This is believed to be the site of a small Roman settlement.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 156 317
Map Sheet:TG13SE

Full description

March 1990. Fieldwalking finds.
Patch of burnt flint.
Roman, medieval and post medieval sherds.
See lists and (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 31 October 1990.

(S2) describes this Roman site as very small and is at about 35m on the east facing slope of a valley which drains to the Bure through Wolterton Lake. There is insufficient evidence to suggest a date.
M. Dennis (NNLA), 12 April 2006.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Unknown date)
  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Article in Serial: Davison, A. 1995. The Field Archaeology of the Mannington and Wolterton Estates. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 160-184.

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