|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Roman jars, Two Mile Bottom|
During the period 1910-14, two Roman jars were recovered from this location. One was identified as a crude example of grey ware while the other was made from a pinkish white paste with a dark brownish red slip.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 8510 8676|
|Parish:||THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1910-12 and 1914.
Two Roman jars found.
1. Greyware, imperfectly fired (?from adjacent kiln) 120mm high, 50mm wide at base and 50mm wide at mouth.
2. Pinkish-white paste with dark brownish red slip - somewhat worn (110mm high, 130mm diameter at mouth, 60mm diameter at base) ?3rd century.
Pots are in Thetford Museum, formerly part of the W. C. Fison Collection.
See (S1) and (S2) - Norwich Public Library undated press cutting.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Copy of photos in file.
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- POT (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. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Thetford. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1920. A Romano-British Site at Santon. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol III Pt II (for 1919-20) pp 206-208. p 208. |
|<S2>||Publication: Clarke, W.G.. Mss Note. 2. |
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