Record Details

NHER Number:17979
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman settlement


This is the site of a Roman settlement, one of a number of settlements strung out along a ridge. Fieldwalking has recovered prehistoric flints and fragments of pottery dating from the Neolithic to the post medieval periods.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 363 970
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

Winter 1981 to 1982. Fieldwalking by Hales Survey (retains).
Much Roman material.
Medieval and post medieval sherds etc.
See list in file.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU) 15 March 1982.

Some sherds reidentified 1986 as Neolithic/Bronze Age.

(S1) records this as Site 44, a Roman settlement site close to Site 40 (NHER 17976), and one of a number of Roman settlements strung out along the ridge.
See (S1) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 23 May 2006

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Undated)
  • TILE (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 44. Hales.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Monograph: Davison, A.. 1990. The Evolution of Settlement in Three Parishes in South-East Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 49. p 15.

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