Record Details

NHER Number:13419
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic and Neolithic flints and Roman to post-medieval pottery

Summary

In 1977 a number of Neolithic flint flakes were found in this area. A systematic fieldwalking survey undertaken in 1993 recovered undatable prehistoric, Mesolithic and Neolithic worked flints; Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds and a lava quern fragment.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2277 0213
Map Sheet:TG20SW
Parish:STOKE HOLY CROSS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March-April 1977. Stray Find.
Found on ploughed surface (area centred TG 2280 0224; Context 1):
Neolithic flint flakes. Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1978.96).
Information from (S1).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 28 March 2014.

1993. Fieldwalking survey. Site extended.
Systematic fieldwalking survey of whole field by NAU (Contexts 2-22):
20 undatable prehistoric flint flakes, 1 flake from blade core, 1 utilised flake, 1 axe preparation flake, 4 retouched flakes, 2 notched flakes, 1 end scraper, 1 blade core fragment, 1 hammerstone and 1 scraper.
1 Mesolithic flint punch/axe and 1 blade tip.
1 Neolithic notched flint flake, 1 blade core and 1 ?knife.
3 Roman pottery sherds (greyware).
1 Roman or medieval lava quern fragment.
1 Middle Saxon pottery sherd (Ipswich ware).
2 medieval pottery sherds (glazed Grimston, LMU).
4 medieval/post-medieval pottery sherds (LMT).
3 post-medieval pottery sherds (Glazed Red Earthenware, Cologne-Frechen Stoneware, salt-glazed stoneware).
See report (S2) for full details (filed under NHER 29734).
Compiled by E. Rose (NLA), 20 October 1993. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 28 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • AXE TRIMMING FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE CORE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • END SCRAPER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • HAMMERSTONE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • NOTCHED FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • PUNCH? (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • BLADE CORE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • NOTCHED FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman to Medieval - 43 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Unpublished document: Forrest, K.. 1993. NAU Report No. 20. Evaluation Report Dunston Hall, Stoke Holy Cross, Norfolk..

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