Record Details

NHER Number:21622
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Iron Age settlement and multi-period finds


This was the site of a settlement during the Iron Age. Field walking has recovered prehistoric flints, pottery dating from the Iron Age to the post medieval periods, and a copper alloy medieval cauldron.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9205 1337
Map Sheet:TF91SW

Full description

March 1985. Field Ordnance Survey Great Fransham 260. Field walking in varying conditions.
Medieval sherds including Grimston and copper alloy cauldron rim.
Iron Age sherds.
Worked flints.
Roman sherds, Grimston Thetford ware.
Post medieval sherds.
See (S1).
Found and identified by A. Rogerson (NAU)
E. Rose (NAU) 14 August 1985.

11 March 1990. Further finds. Remainder of field walked. Contexts 20 to 25.
Roman, medieval and post medieval sherds.
See (S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA) March 1992

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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. G260. AJGR.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Fransham Field Walking Boxfile.

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