Record Details

NHER Number:50
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Late Saxon hut and pottery sherds


In 1962 in playing fields north of Pull's Ferry four sherds of Thetford Ware were recovered in hard dark material around 3m deep, situated within a possible 'hovel' structure of possible Late Saxon date.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2395 0884
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

1962. Playing fields north of Pull's Ferry. Inside the Cathedral Close.
Four sherds of Thetford Ware found in dark hard material around 10ft (3m) deep within possible 'hovel'. Wood set like tepee. [1]
Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM).

Monument Types

  • HUT (Unknown date)
  • GRUBENHAUS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Jennings, S. 1981. Eighteen Centuries of Pottery from Norwich. East Anglian Archaeology. No 13.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.

Related records

377Part of: Cathedral Close (cathedral precinct) (Monument)

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