Record Details

NHER Number:9734
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman pottery sherds, medieval silver brooch


In 1972 a medieval silver brooch or buckle was recovered from this area, and in 1992 three Roman pottery sherds were also found.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2265 0301
Map Sheet:TG20SW

Full description

1972. Silver brooch/buckle found on harrowed ground (marshy) west of River Tas, just north of Bottom End Farm.
Identified as medieval by British Museum.
Compiled by E. B. Green (NCM).

1992. Stray Find.
In spoilheap derived from topsoil stripping for the Yelverton to East Carleton Gas Pipeline:
3 Roman pottery sherds (two base, one body)
Information from P. Emery (NAU).
See report (S1) for details of the archaeological work associated with the pipeline. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
Compiled by E. Rose (NLA), 4 September 1992. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 March 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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 - Medieval. Stoke Holy Cross.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Emery, P. 1992. Watching Brief for the Yelverton to East Carleton Gas Pipeline, Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 42.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1993. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1992. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLI Pt IV pp 522-532. p 532.

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