Record Details

NHER Number:20164
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric burnt mound and Roman finds


A circular scatter of prehistoric pot boilers found in 1984. Metal detecting on the site has recovered Roman coins and brooches.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 99 35
Map Sheet:TF93NE

Full description

February 1984. Immediately west of spring in Barrel Head Field.
Found on surface with metal detecting.
Roughly circular intense scatter of pot boilers about 30m (100ft) across and two Roman coins in scatter, sestertius of Faustina I and II, both horribly worn.

Autumn 1988. Metal detecting finds.
2 copper alloy Roman Colchester derivative brooches, 1 silver spring and head ?trumpet brooch.
2 areas of black soil and pot boilers.
See file for location plan.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 10 November 1988.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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