Record Details

NHER Number:5588
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman pewter hoard


A hoard of three Roman pewter plates discovered by a metal detectorist in 1970.

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Map Sheet:TL78NE

Full description

1970. 502m (550 yds) north-northwest of Limekiln Farm
3 pewter plates and/or dishes found by using a detector 3.6m (12ft) from the river between the track and ditch at about 68cm (2ft 3ins) deep.
(S1) of plates in NCM by W.F. Curtis (NCM).
Seen by E.B. Green (NCM).
Now in Bury St Edmunds Museum.
Information from W.F. Curtis (NCM).
E.B. Green (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: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Gurney, D.. 1986. Settlement, Religion and Industry on the Fen-edge: Three Romano-British Sites in Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 31. p 152.

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