Record Details

NHER Number:26386
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval pottery sherds, site of boot and shoe factory


Excavation on the site of a former boot and shoe factory recovered a few medieval pottery sherds.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23500 08369
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

March 1989. Trial Trenching.
Two small trial pits 1 and 2 dug by mechanical excavator.
1. 4.3m deep - marshy deposits at base. Organic preservation. Grimston Ware sherd from base. Water at bottom. 3m or more of black deposits.
2. 1.7 x 2m, 1.5m to concrete slab. Excavation ceased here. Modern brick and modern deposits of dark silty clay and rubble. Concrete slab already removed to begin excavation.
See site notes in file.
Compiled by J. Bown (NAU), 20 March 1991.

Monument Types

  • SHOE FACTORY (Post Medieval to Late 20th Century - 1540 AD? to 1991 AD?)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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