Record Details

NHER Number:29554
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval ditch and objects


Fieldwork at this location in 1993 uncovered a medieval ditch filled with fragments of contemporary pottery, tiles and a bell. Large amounts of post medieval detritus were also noted.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2007 4265
Map Sheet:TG24SW

Full description

January-March 1993. Watching Brief.
Sheringham to Cromer Sewage Main (Field 184).
Fieldwalking and metal-detecting of stripped surface, investigation of exposed features and monitoring of pipe-trench.
Shallow, truncated ditch excavated and found to contain early medieval pottery and a decorated horse bell.
Other finds recovered in this area included medieval tiles and arge amounts of post medieval rubbish not recorded on NHER.
See report (S1) and lists in file for NHER 29551 for further details.
The finds recovered during this work have been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1995.76).
E. Rose (NLA), 18 March 1993. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 31 March 2015 and 17 May 2019.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Bates, S. 1993. Report of a Watching Brief on the Sheringham to Cromer Sewage Main. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 21.

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