Record Details

NHER Number:1135
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age beaker, prehistoric flints and multi-period pottery sherds


In 1974 workmen digging a pipe trench here found part of an Early Bronze Age beaker. Subsequently, in 1983, a number of medieval and post medieval pottery sherds were recovered from the same site, along with prehistoric flints and fragments of post medieval clay pipes.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2032 9593
Map Sheet:TM29NW

Full description

1974, 6 August. Found by workmen in pipe trench.
Approximately one S1/N2 beaker.
Information from member of the public [1].
See (S1).
A. Lawson (NAU) November 1974.

January/February 1983. Over surrounding field surface.
Green-glazed Grimston, late medieval/transitional, medieval sherds, post medieval sherds, clay pipes; some
struck flint. (Four flakes, one blade. Identified by F. Healy (NAU)).
Finds held by NCM, formerly by member of the public [2].
W. Milligan (NCM) 2 March 1983.

Report and illustration (S2) in file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • 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

---Photograph: HY26-31 (Trench), 30-37.
---Illustration: Lawson, A.. 1974. Drawing of an Early Bronze Age beaker.. Film. 2:1.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Tasburgh.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Article in serial: Lawson, A. J. 1975. A Beaker from Tasburgh, Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXVI Pt II pp 183-184.
<S2>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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