Record Details

NHER Number:33318
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Undated, Roman and Late Saxon to post-medieval finds


Fieldwalking between 1997 and 1999 recovered sherds of Late Saxon and medieval pottery sherds, along with pieces of shell and quern fragments. Metal-detecting in 2015 recovered Roman and medieval pottery sherds; Roman and post-medieval coins; medieval and post-medieval jettons and a medieval buckle and part of a swivel from a leash.


  • Medieval buckle from NHER 33318  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval leash from NHER 33318  © Norfolk County Council


Grid Reference:TF 6841 0018
Map Sheet:TF60SE

Full description

December 1997. Fieldwalking in good conditions. [1].
Area approximately 30 x 30m in northwest part of field, to east of former pond, with concentration of medieval sherds.
Sixty-one sherds including twelve glazed (all Grimston apart from one bowl with internal glaze and white inclusions, Cambridgeshire type).
Unglazed and predominantly sandy Blackborough End type but some white inclusions. Only two small weathered lava quern fragments.
Mussel and oyster shells, quite a lot of animal bone.
See details in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 December 1997.

Autumn 1999. One quick walk over stubble to north of dyke. [2].
One base, shelly, probable St Neots type.
One very abraded body sherd, ?Stanford ware.
One jar rim and three body sherds medieval unglazed.
One base unglazed Grimston
One stabbed strap handle glazed with white inclusions (Cambridge type).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 5 July 2000.

December 1999. Surface finds. [3].
Fifty-three medieval unglazed including twelve with white inclusions.
Two medieval glazed with white inclusions (Cambridgeshire type).
Two Grimston, unglazed.
Thirteen Grimston glazed.
Few late post medieval sherds.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 5 July 2000.

September-October 2015. Metal-detecting. [4].
1 Roman coin and 1 pottery sherd.
1 medieval jetton, 1 pottery sherd, a buckle and part of a swivel from a leash.
1 post-medieval coin and 2 jettons.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 6 November 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • QUERN (Undated)
  • POT (Roman - 100 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 268 AD to 269 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LEASH (Medieval to 12th Century - 1100 AD to 1200 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • JETTON (13th Century to 14th Century - 1280 AD to 1350 AD)
  • POT (14th Century to 15th Century - 1350 AD to 1500 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • JETTON (17th Century - 1608 AD to 1612 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1634 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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