Record Details

NHER Number:39786
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Iron Age pit, Former Garden Centre


An archaeological evaluation in 2003 revealed a pit which produced a single sherd of pottery probably dating to the Iron Age. Undated linear features were also discovered.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 92829 00840
Map Sheet:TF90SW

Full description

October 2003. Trial Trenching.
Eleven trial trenches excavated. To Context 504.
A pit produced a single sherd of probable Iron Age date.
Undated linear features were also revealed.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
J. Allen (NLA) 10 July 2007. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 9 June 2015.

Monument Types

  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • PIT (Iron Age - 800 BC? to 42 AD?)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC? to 42 AD?)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Upson-Smith, T. 2003. Archaeological Evaluation at the former Watton Garden Center, Norwich Road, Watton, Norfolk. Northamptonshire Archaeology.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. 2004. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 2003. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt III pp 573-588. p 587.

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