Record Details

NHER Number:8910
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman tesserae


At sometime prior to 1974 a number of possible Roman tesserae were reported at this location. If this identification was correct then it suggests that a Roman building might have existed somewhere nearby. Subsequent fieldwalking and metal detecting here in 1984 recovered a medieval pottery sherd and a post medieval coin.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 08 03
Map Sheet:TG00SE

Full description

Pre 1974.
Possible tesserae reported - maybe indicative of a Roman building.
Information from member of the public [1].
Note on NCM map.

January 1984. Found in fieldwalking over large area.
Early medieval rim sherd (no other finds except post medieval halfpenny despite metal detector use)
Finds held by NCM.
W. F. Milligan (NCM) 13 January 1984.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING? (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • TESSERA (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---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. Wicklewood.

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