Record Details

NHER Number:16009
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman pottery and amphora sherds, post medieval finds


Fieldwalking in the 1980s recovered a number of Roman pottery sherds, including fine wares such as samian and the fragments of a Dressel 20 amphora, as well as the remains of a Roman terret ring. Post medieval building material and pottery sherds have also been recovered.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 1955 8586
Map Sheet:TM18NE

Full description

Spring 1980. Close to west edge of field. Found on surface of ploughed field.
Sherds of Roman coarse pottery and two sherds of Central Gaulish Samian ware. Found scattered over area about 50m across.
A. Gregory (NAU), 14 April 1980.

August to September 1980. Southwest and west part of field. Found on surface of ploughed field.
Scatter of Roman sherds including two scraps of Samian, one sherd of local colour-coated ware and local copy of Oxfordshire mortarium.
Also sherds of 16th-18th century pottery.
Some brick and tile on surface, none certainly Roman.
See recording sheet in secondary file.
A. Gregory (NLA), 11 December 1980.

Early 1985. Details as above.
Roman terret ring of protected loop type, central tubular stem containing iron corrosion.
A. Gregory (NAU), 18 November 1985.

Spring 1989. Further fieldwalking.
Scatter Roman and post medieval sherds; brick (see note on 1980 finds). South Gaulish Samian scrap and Dressel 20 amphora sherd.
Roman bronze strip with rivet holes.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (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.
---Photograph: CUC 19-25 (terret).

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