Record Details

NHER Number:18573
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman furnace


In 1982 pieces of iron slag were recovered from the ground surface at this location. It is possible these fragments of metal working debris relate to a Roman furnace.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2073 1993
Map Sheet:TG21NW

Full description

30 November 1982.
Iron slag.
Identified by D. Smith (NCM, Natural History).

3 December 1982. Site visit by D. Edwards (NAU).
Material identified was found in/on bank on west side of garden and unstratified.
Large fragment seen, indicating furnace 45cm in diameter. Other fragments have been given away by finder in past.
No associated finds. Sample now held by NCM.
D. Edwards (NAU) 6 December 1982.

Monument Types

  • FURNACE (Undated)
  • FINDSPOT? (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNACE? (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS? (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

Related records - none

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