Record Details

NHER Number:3670
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval brick kiln


In 1968 a 17th century brick kiln was excavated here. A bronze Roman pin was reportedly found inside the kiln. It has been suggested that a Roman site was located in this area, and that the pin came from earth brought here to fill the kiln in.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 824 214
Map Sheet:TF82SW

Full description

1968. ?17th century brick kiln excavated by [1]
Site visited by E. B. Green (NCM) and recorded by D. Purcell.
Photos taken by NCM; samples by Bridewell (Copy NCM card).

[1] told E. Rose (NAU) in May 1980 that he found a Roman bronze pin actually within the kiln; he assumed earth from the surrounding Roman site was used to fill it. Pin not seen.
E. Rose (NAU) 2 June 1980.

Photos of kiln by NCM in file.

Monument Types

  • BRICK KILN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRICK (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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Rougham.

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