Record Details

NHER Number:5020
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman pit west of Smuggler's Road, Bodney

Summary

A Roman pit, discovered in 1936, contained fragments of Roman pottery and animal bones.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8415 9737
Map Sheet:TL89NW
Parish:HILBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1936. West of Smuggler's Road near Langford boundary about 21m (70') OD.
Refuse pit containing 2nd century sherds (Samian form 31, Honey pots with raised dots, rusticated ware) animal remains (ox and horse teeth).
Seen by R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • PIT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 89 NW 6.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Hilborough.

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