Record Details

NHER Number:2443
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon pottery


An Early Saxon pottery bowl was found here during the excavation of a drain for a new council house in 1955.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6171 0372
Map Sheet:TF60SW

Full description

1955. In making drain for council house. 198m (650 yards) northeast of The Retreat at depth of 90cm (3 feet).
Pottery bowl with no associations, probably Early Saxon.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 60 SW 9.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1955. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 2. p 4.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Early Saxon. Downham Market.

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