Record Details

NHER Number:8057
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age or Roman pottery vessel from near to Dobb's Beck

Summary

In 1834 a high brimmed globular-based pottery vessel was retrieved from a marl pit on Sir Edward Stacey's land. It was dated to either the Bronze Age or Roman period.

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Location

Parish:RACKHEATH, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1834. Found in Sir Ed. Stacey's marl pit near 'Dobbs Beck'.
Type 'C' Beaker. High brimmed globase type. 16.5cm (6.5in) high, 10cm (4in) diameter, 8.6cm (3.375in) across mouth.
(Pit marked north of church - R. R. Clarke.) (S1).
Accessioned by NCM (J. Lenge), see (S2).

(Celtic urns no.6). (S3) called Roman.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Beaker to Roman - 2300 BC to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Publication: Clarke, D. L. 1970. Beaker Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland. Vol 2. No 577; Fig 625.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 21 NE 11.
---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 - Neolithic. Rackheath.
<S1>Publication: Abercromby, J. 1912. A Study of the Bronze Age Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland and its Associated Grave-Goods. Vol 1. Pl X; Fig 92.
<S2>Publication: Norwich Castle Museum. 1910. Catalogue of Antiquities in Norwich Castle Museum. p 32.
<S3>Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1905. Hundred of Taverham. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol XV. p 110.

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