Record Details

NHER Number:34913
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman building and multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting and excavation in this area during 1999 and 2007-2008 recovered a variety of objects. Finds included Roman fired clay and tiles, medieval and post medieval coins and post medieval objects. In addition, sherds of Roman objects, medieval and post medieval pottery were retrieved from this site. The tiles may suggest that a Roman building stood here, whereas some of the fired clay may relate to a hearth.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG02NE
Parish:GUESTWICK, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March to April 1999. Metal detecting and excavation.
Two Roman coins.
17th century seal matrix.
Roman pottery and tile.
Fired clay in small trench dug to below plough soil.
Medieval and post medieval sherds.
See notes and lists in file.
K. Sussams (NCM), 5 May 1999.

November - December 1999. Metal detecting. Location [1].
One medieval coin.
See list in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 9 June 2000.

September - October 2007. Metal detecting.
Post medieval coin & metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 November 2007.

September- October 2008. Metal Detecting
Roman pottery sherds
see list in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 22 November 2008

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • BUILDING? (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HEARTH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TEGULA (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • XFIRED CLAY (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DAGGER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Unpublished Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2000. Treasure Annual Report 1998-1999. p 94; No 251.
---Unpublished Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2001. Treasure Annual Report 2000. p 98; No 204.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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