Record Details

NHER Number:23171
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Concentration of medieval and post medieval pottery sherds, field east of Clarke's Drove Siding


Fieldwalking in 1986 by the Fenland Survey recovered a general scatter of medieval pottery sherds. A concentration of medieval pottery and some post medieval pottery sherds was also noted.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6272 1400
Map Sheet:TF61SW

Full description

8 December 1986. Fenland fieldwalking, well weathered soil, cereal. Field east of Clarke's Drove Siding, north of sheepfold on 6 inch Ordnance Survey map.
Context 1 general scatter odd medieval sherds. (includes Lyveden ware). WHW AN (S1).
Context 2 at 6280 1399. Concentration medieval pottery, moderate, and some post medieval, as well as gravel small stones. Seems to be on tongue of mineral soil, beside West Winch Common. About 100m northwest to southeast x 33m northeast to southwest dispersed in places at 2.4m OD. WHW 3 (S2).
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).
R. Silvester (NAU), 8 December 1986

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WHW AN. FENS. WHW AN.
<S2>*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WHW 3. FENS. WHW 3.
<S3>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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