Record Details

NHER Number:20850
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman pottery and bone concentration

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1984 by the Fenland Survey recovered a concentration of Roman pottery, with a very small amount of bone, near a small roddon on this field.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5130 1238
Map Sheet:TF51SW
Parish:WALPOLE HIGHWAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

23 October 1984. Drilled field, crop just emerging. Weathered soil but not particularly well.
Sparse scatter Roman pottery, with very small amount of bone. On side and beyond small roddon. Area shows dark
staining. 43m north to south x 20m east ot west. WPP 86 (S1).
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S2).
R. J. Silvester (NAU), 23 October 1984

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (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.
<S1>*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP 86. FENS. WPP 86.
<S2>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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