Record Details

NHER Number:40627
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval pits and post hole on The Old Bowling Green

Summary

An archaeological evaluation revealed only post medieval pits and a posthole and perhaps a pond. This probably indicates that when the ground was lowered to form the bowling green all archaeological evidence for the medieval town was destroyed.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 08866 90589
Map Sheet:TM09SE
Parish:NEW BUCKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

December 1995. Trial Trench.
Evaluation of proposed development site.
Revealed only pits and a posthole, and perhaps a pond containing post medieval building material. Probably indicates that lowering of ground level to form bowling green had removed archaeological layers.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
Previously recorded under NHER 9200.
E. Rose (NLA), 10 September 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PIT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POND? (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POST HOLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Forrest, K. 1996. Archaeological Evaluation at The Old Bowling Green, New Buckenham, Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 158.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1998. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1997: Addenda. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt I pp 210-211. p 211 (for 1995).

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9200Part of: New Buckenham, a medieval planned town (Monument)
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