Record Details

NHER Number:6893
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A surface scatter of Roman pottery was noted before 1971. This may be related to cropmarks NHER 39016 to 39017. Metal-detecting in 2010 and 2011 recovered Romano-British and medieval sherds, prehistoric worked flints, Roman coins, Romano-British, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects including a Romano-British enamelled plate brooch and a post-medieval sword belt mount.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 30 32
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:PASTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

CROPMARKS NOW UNDER NHER 39016 AND 39107

Found before 1971. Surface scatter of Roman pottery; mostly grey ware, including rim sherd of ?mortarium, and buff ware.
Information from NCM card.

29 June 1976.
'Cropmarks' noted in this area on Cambridge University Collection of Aerial Photographs list.
E. Rose (NAU), October 1985.

These cropmarks are of a rectangular enclosure with smaller rectangle in one corner, and a double ditched trackway along one side, and a number of linear possible field boundaries, askew to present layout, extending for some distance each side.
E. Rose (NAU), 25 August 1987.

December 2004. Norfolk NMP.
Cropmarks at this site are now recorded as NHER 39016 and 39017
J. Albone (NMP), 2 December 2004.

March/April 2010. Metal detecting.
Romano-British and medieval sherds, Roman metal objects (S1).
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 May 2010.

Before July 2010. Metal-detecting.
Prehistoric worked flints, 2 Roman coins, Romano-British sherds, Romano-British, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists and annotated aerial photographs in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 20 October 2010.

Before 15 April 2011. Metal-detecting.
Six Roman coins and two Romano-British sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 2 February 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FERRULE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • LOCK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLATE BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 98 AD to 117 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 141 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 161 AD to 180 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 268 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 312 AD? to 318 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 313 AD to 314 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Oblique Aerial Photograph: CUCAP. 1976. NHER TG 3032A (CAP BYJ63) 29-JUN-1976.
---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. Paston.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2010. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy ferrule figurine.. Film. 2:1.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2021 Norfolk Historic Environment Service