Record Details

NHER Number:25439
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval and post medieval pottery finds


Observations during pipe-laying in 1989 noted a concentration of twenty medieval pottery fragments and three post medieval pipe stems.

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Grid Reference:TF 9507 1173
Map Sheet:TF91SE

Full description

July to August 1989. Watching Brief.
Bushey Common to Saham Grove Gas Pipeline (Area 7).
Route walked following removal of topsoil and excavation of pipe trench monitored.
Sixteen medieval unglazed sherds.
Four Grimston glazed sherds.
Three clay pipe stems.
Finds donated to Norwich Castle Museum
See report (S1) for full details and finds lists.
E. Rose (NAU) 31 August 1989. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 March 2015.

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)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Report: Davies, J. 1989. A watching brief on the construction and laying of a gas pipeline between the parishes of Gressenhall and Shipdham, July to August 1989. Norfolk Archaeological Unit Report.

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