Record Details

NHER Number:42660
Type of record:Monument
Name:Pit with Iron Age and Roman pottery sherds


An archaeological evaluation in 2005 revealed a small oval pit with six small pottery sherds from the fill, of Iron Age and Roman date.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 42877 26860
Map Sheet:TG42NW

Full description

November 2005. Trial Trenching.
Evaluation of proposed development site. Contexts 100 to 401.
Revealed a small oval pit with six small pottery sherds from the fill. These sherds were identified as a mix of Iron Age, Roman and Saxon pottery, although a subsequent re-examination suggests that all are Iron and Roman (see below).
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2010.89).
J. Allen (NLA), 8 November 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 11 May 2019.

February 2006. Examination of the pottery by NLA suggests that these sherds are all Iron Age and Roman.
D. Gurney (NLA), 9 February 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • PIT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Wilson, N. 2006. Archaeological Evaluation: Church Farm, Church Road, Sea Palling, Norfolk. Archaeological Services and Consultancy Ltd.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. 2006. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk in 2005. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt I pp 124-136. p 132.

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