Record Details

NHER Number:19297
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period pottery sherds and medieval strap end

Summary

Fieldwalking in April 1983 recovered various multi period pottery sherds including a Roman 'dogdish' rim and 16th century glazed bodysherd. Additionally, metal detecting in 1995 retrieved a medieval strap end with engraved leaf decoration.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 27 15
Map Sheet:TG21NE
Parish:RACKHEATH, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

8 April 1983. Non systematic fieldwork on arable land; poor conditions.
One worked flint.
One Roman dogdish rim.
One medieval unglazed bodysherd.
One 16th century glazed bodysherd.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU), 23 June 1983.
A. Rogerson (NAU).

October/November 1995. Metal detector find at [1].
Medieval strap end, crescentric, with engraved leaf decoration with openwork 'terminal'.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 April 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Roman - 1000000 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (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.

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