Record Details

NHER Number:4778
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Northwold Hoard B


Peat fen ploughing in the winter of 1959-60 revealed a group of three large Roman pewter plates (Hoard B). This find hoard was some 91m south-south-west of Hoard A.

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Grid Reference:TL 7168 9719
Map Sheet:TL79NW

Full description

Winter 1959-60. About 549m (1800ft) northwest of White House (37.5m (123ft) north of northwest corner of Plot 43).
Peat fen ploughing revealed a group of three large pewter plates (Hoard B). This Roman find hoard was some 91m (100yds) southsouthwest of Hoard A. A trial hole dug August 18 1960 showed at least 1.2m (4ft) of peat at site.
NCM holds artefacts and took photographs of them (museum photos M-1413-1416). See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLATE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 79 NW 4 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1959. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1959. No. 6. p 4.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Northwold.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1960. [unknown]. Journal of Roman Studies. Vol L, p 228. p 228.

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