Record Details

NHER Number:15181
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval pottery finds at Ash Cottage/Valley Cottage, Pettywell


Two pieces of medieval pottery were found in earth excavated from under the floor of an 18th century cottage in 1979.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0860 2311
Map Sheet:TG02SE

Full description

1979. Ash Cottage/Valley Cottage, Pettywell.
Found in about 10cm (4 inches) of earth excavated from under pamment floor for concreting.
Two rim sherds 12th/13th century.
Identified by W. F. Milligan (NCM).
A. Taylor (NCM) 1979.

The present house, which has a large crude inglenook fireplace, appears to be early 18th century and later.
E. Rose (NLA), 30 April 2001.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (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.

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