Record Details

NHER Number:20647
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman settlement and multi-period finds


This is the site of a Roman settlement, which continues as NHER 15875 and NHER 20590. Prehistoric flints and fragments of pottery dating from the Roman to the post medieval periods have been found during field walking.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9036 1324
Map Sheet:TF91SW

Full description

Early 1980. Field Ordnance Survey Great Fransham 220. Field walking in good conditions.
Boundaries removed; east boundary not shown on (S1), and easternmost strip of field G96 included by accident in this 'field'.
Large quantities of Roman sherds.
Medieval sherds including Grimston, early medieval, late medieval/early post medieval, post medieval sherds including glazed red earthenware.
One sherd Ipswich ware.
See (S2).
Found and identified by A. Rogerson (NAU)
E. Rose (NAU) 16 September 1984

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fransham Survey. G220. AJGR.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. First edition six inch map.
<S2>Archive: Fransham Field Walking Boxfile.

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