Record Details

NHER Number:28903
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman settlement


Fieldwalking recovered fragments of Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery and pieces of metal working debris. Metal detecting found part of a possible medieval copper alloy double buckle. This is interpreted as the site of a Roman settlement linked to rectangular enclosure (NHER 12992).

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Grid Reference:TG 17 31
Map Sheet:TG13SE

Full description

February 1992. Fieldwalking finds. Finder's No.W35.
Roman, medieval, post medieval sherds.
See lists and details in file.
E. Rose (NLA), April 1992.

1992. Metal detecting survey.
Revealed only a ?medieval bronze double buckle fragment with rectangular loop and part of D-shaped loop.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 April 1993.

(S1) describes this as a Roman site connected to rectangular enclosure NHER 12992. Under one third of the finds came from the area of the rectangular enclosure. The presence of a beaded flanged rim sherd and colour-coated sherds suggests a later date. Some iron slag was found.
M. Dennis (NLA), 12 April 2006.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Article in Serial: Davison, A. 1995. The Field Archaeology of the Mannington and Wolterton Estates. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 160-184.

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12992Related to: Possible Roman enclosure and multi-period pottery (Monument)

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