|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Roman pottery sherd concentrations, medieval pottery sherds|
Fieldwalking in 1984 by the Fenland Survey recovevered a general scatter of Roman and medieval pottery sherds from this field. Two concentrations of Roman pottery sherds, with some medieval sherds, were also noted.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 5162 1306|
|Parish:||WALPOLE HIGHWAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
2 November 1984. Fieldwalking in good conditions with weathered soil and young winter wheat.
Context 1: general scatter; odd sherds Roman and some medieval. WPP FB (S1).
Context 2: at 5164 1314. Small group Roman sherds, not sufficient to indicate size. WPP FA (S2).
Context 3 at 5157 1312. Sparse to moderate scatter of Roman pottery close to and possibly on edge of large roddon. Area 33m northwest to southeast x 35m northeast to southwest with odd sherds beyond. WPP 90 (S3).
Finds in NCM.
Some of the material from contexts 2 & 3 has been reidentified as medieval pottery.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S4).
R. Silvester (NAU), November 1984
- 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)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP FB. FENS. WPP FB. |
|<S2>||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP FA. FENS. WPP FA. |
|<S3>||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP 90. FENS. WPP 90. |
|<S4>||Archive: Fenland Folders. |
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