Record Details

NHER Number:6869
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman metal find

Summary

A Roman copper alloy military camp-kettle was found in gravel deposits before 1900.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 308 368
Map Sheet:TG33NW
Parish:MUNDESLEY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Found before 1900. 'Bronze vessel probably Roman (compare with Newstead); about 4m (13 feet) deep in gravel; (?burial) pot; 25cm (10 inches) high. British Museum (Prehistoric and Romano-British Antiquities) 1900 7-17 1 (ex Savin). (S1)'. (Copy NCM card by R. R. Clarke).

British Museum register reads 'Found 13 feet deep in sand in a railway cutting near the church, with cover that fell to pieces. Contemporary with early Roman, but Iron Age'.
E. Rose (NAU) 1974.

Object checked 1980. A Roman military camp-kettle.
A. K. Gregory (NAU), 1 December 1980.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • VESSEL (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • VESSEL (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.
---Unpublished Document: Yardley, C. J. 2011. The Mun Valley: Historic landscape Assessment and Landscape Character Assessment for Norfolk Coast Project. p 17.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Mundesley.
<S1>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. pp 273 (photo), 277.

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