Record Details

NHER Number:20754
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman settlement and multi-period finds

Summary

This is the site of a Roman settlement, which continues under NHER 20763. Roman roof tiles and fragments of pottery have been found during field walking. Prehistoric flints, including prehistoric pot boilers, and fragments of pottery dating from the medieval and the post medieval periods have also been found.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 9130 1346
Map Sheet:TF91SW
Parish:FRANSHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1980 and 1983. Field walking. Ordnance field Great Fransham 274.
Large quantites of Roman pottery including Samian (1 repaired with rivet), calcite gritted, oxidised and flanged bowls, also tegulae.
Large quantities of medieval pottery including Grimston and Early medieval.
Post medieval sherds including stoneware and glazed red earthenware.
Worked flints.
See (S1).
Found and identified by A. Rogerson (NAU)
E. Rose (NAU) 23 October 1984.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fransham Survey. G274. AJGR.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Fransham Field Walking Boxfile.

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