|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Concentration of Roman pottery sherds, medieval pottery sherds|
Fieldwalking in 1983 by the Fenland Survey recovered a number of medieval pottery sherds from across this field, particularly from the extreme east and adjacent to the medieval drove. A quite sizable concentration of Roman pottery sherds was also noted on the southeast side of a medium sized roddon.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 5162 1156|
|Parish:||WALPOLE HIGHWAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
17 October 1983. Fenland fieldwalking. 100 acre plus field. Conditions very poor. Rough ploughed and partly weathered. Bright sunlight.
Context 1: sherds all over field, mostly medieval, mostly from extreme east end adjacent to medieval drove. WPP AB (S1).
Context 2: at 5202 1156 at 7-8 feet (2.1m - 2.4m) OD. Quite sizeable concentration of Roman sherds over top and southeast side of medium roddon. Despite condition of field quite a reasonable amount of material but no bone or other
find types noted. Hint of dark stain on ground. WPP 4 (S2).
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).
R. Silvester (NAU), 17 October 1983.
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP AB. FENS. WPP AB. |
|<S2>||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP 4. FENS. WPP 4. |
|<S3>||Archive: Fenland Folders. |
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