|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Site of Roman settlement and multi-period finds|
This is the site of a Roman settlement which extends into NHER 20378. Fieldwalking between 1983 and 1984 and metal-detecting in 2012 recovered a Roman coin, pottery sherds and tile fragments as well as prehistoric pottery and worked flints, and medieval and post-medieval pottery, coins and metal objects. The metal finds include a medieval seal matrix and medieval and post-medieval harness mounts.
|Grid Reference:||TM 35 98|
|Parish:||LODDON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1983 to 1984. Hales Survey site 113.
Field opposite road to Sisland. Arable field.
Finds; Context 1 - area towards east of wider part of field.
7 flints, 1 medieval jug rim ?glazed; 1 sherd medieval glazed; 12 late stoneware. China, glazed red earthenware etc; 1 slag fragment.
Context 2 at 3532 9828 against north side projection of field, possibly outlier of site 20378.
5 flint tools; 1 flint gritted prehistoric sherd; 11 rims and 34 sherds Roman greyware, mostly jars; 1 rim and 7 sherds Roman oxidised; 9 medieval unglazed. 2 sherds 1 base medieval glazed; 1 stoneware; 15 glazed red earthenware. 1 basalt ware; 1 clay pipe bowl fragment.
2 Roman box tiles and 2 Roman tiles; other brick/tile fragments.
Context 3 - area in centre of west side field; sample of 19th century pot and glass.
Flints from Context 2 are 4 flakes and 1 small scraper (J. Wymer (NAU), January 1985) and Context 1 = 6 flakes and 1 retouched.
(S1) in file.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU) 15 May 1984.
(S2) records this as the site of a Roman settlement. Sites 113 and 114 (NHER 20378) are really one settlement site.
See (S2) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 24 May 2006
Before 9 March 2012. Metal-detecting.
One Roman, two medieval and one post-medieval coin, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 12 July 2012.
- FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- BRICK (Undated)
- METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
- UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
- FLUE TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- COIN (Roman - 323 AD to 324 AD)
- HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- COIN (Medieval - 1189 AD to 1200 AD)
- COIN (Medieval - 1299 AD to 1301 AD)
- CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- COIN (17th Century - 1614 AD to 1625 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 113. Hales. |
|---||Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Map: Finder's Map.. |
|<S2>||Monograph: Davison, A.. 1990. The Evolution of Settlement in Three Parishes in South-East Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 49. p 16. |
|20378||Related to: Site of Roman settlement and multi-period finds (Find Spot)|
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