Record Details

NHER Number:13026
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval pottery and metalwork


Between 1977 and 1983 a number of Saxon and medieval pottery sherds were recovered from this area. Pieces of medieval roof tile were also found in the same location. Later, in 1992, metal detecting here recovered a medieval lead weight, two medieval buckle plates and a medieval bell.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 88 35
Map Sheet:TF83NE

Full description

December 1977. Found by P. Wade-Martins (NAU).
Scatter (twelve sherds in one hour under medium conditions) of Thetford Ware and medieval pottery. See Notes.
There was little trace of pottery between this scatter (Context 1) and the earthwork site to the north.

1983 and earlier. Context 2.
Many Late Saxon and medieval sherds, and medieval tile, in area north of above finds barren before.
See list in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 1 September 1983.

Early 1992. Metal detector finds. Context 3.
Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval sherds.
Medieval metal items.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 17 September 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FLOOR TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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