Record Details

NHER Number:24765
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman settlement and multi-period finds

Summary

This was the site of a settlement during the Roman period. The settlement site continues under NHER 24766 and NHER 24767. Field walking recovered prehistoric flints, pottery dating from the Iron Age to the post medieval periods, and post medieval clay pipes.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 9110 1204
Map Sheet:TF91SW
Parish:FRANSHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1988. Gridded field walking Fransham survey. AJGR L106. Contexts 1 to 12.
Worked flints,
Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post medieval sherds.
Thetford ware sherds.
Slag.
Clay pipe.
See (S1).
A. Rogerson (NAU) August 1988

1 April 1994. Field walking finds.
Context 13, including Context 1. Re-examined rapidly.
Roman, medieval and post medieval sherds.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 25 January 1995.

This is recorded as RB9 in (S2), as well as sites NHER 24766 and NHER 24767.
See (S2) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 19 December 2005

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • POT (Undated)
  • 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)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fransham Survey. L106. AJGR.
<S1>Archive: Fransham Field Walking Boxfile.
<S2>Thesis: Rogerson, A.. 1995. Fransham: an archaeological and historical study of a parish on the Norfolk boulder clay.

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