Record Details

NHER Number:44027
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval and post medieval pottery sherds, Thetford Community Ballpark

Summary

Small scale groundworks at this location for the construction of a shelter and two retaining walls and the installation of litter bins and a bicycle rack were monitored. This work failed to record any features of interest but did note a single sherd each of early medieval and post medieval pottery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 86230 82801
Map Sheet:TL88SE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March 2006. Watching Brief.
Monitoring of small scale groundworks associated with construction of a shelter and two retaining walls and the installation of litter bins and a bicycle rack. Context 1.
No archaeological features were recorded but one sherd each of 11th- to 12th-century sandwich ware and post-medieval transfer printed pottery were found.
See report (S1) for further details.
The archive associated with this work has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2009.217).
J. Allen (NLA) 10 October 2006. Updated H. Hamilton (NLA), 23 July 2008 and amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2015 and 5 May 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval to 12th Century - 1066 AD to 1199 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Percival, J. 2006. An Archaeological Watching Brief at Thetford Community Ballpark, Norfolk. NAU Archaeology. 1154.

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