Record Details

NHER Number:74
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon objects and medieval to post medieval pottery sherds


In the early 20th century a number of medieval and post medieval pottery sherds were recovered in this area, which lies within the Greyfriars Precinct. A pair of ivory tweezers and an ear pick of possible Late Saxon or Viking date were also recovered.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2338 0857
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

23-25 King Street.

1913. From Mann Egerton's work on ?King Street.
Early medieval sherds. [1]
Site lay within the precinct of the Greyfriars (site 373).

Ivory tweezers and ear pick with concentric decoration. Late Saxon or Viking?
Weser slipware bowl (rim missing), Cologne stoneware jug, black glazed jug. Green glazed jug. [2]
Compiled by R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to 19th Century - 851 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • TOILET ARTICLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Correspondence: Desel, J. 1973. Letter from J. Desel to B. Green regarding possible German pottery fragments from Norwich. 24 December.
---Article in Serial: Jope, E. M. 1952. Excavations in the City of Norwich, 1948. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXX pp 287-323. pp 317, 320; Fig 14 No 4.
---Monograph: Jennings, S. 1981. Eighteen Centuries of Pottery from Norwich. East Anglian Archaeology. No 13.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 20 NW 8.
---Record Card: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.

Related records

373Part of: Greyfriars' Precinct, Norwich (Monument)

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