Record Details

NHER Number:14408
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period object scatter

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal-detecting in this area between 1978 and 1995 recovered undatable prehistoric and potentially Mesolithic worked flints; post-medieval pottery sherds, post-medieval glass and clay pipe fragments; a medieval coin and a medieval copper alloy cauldron leg.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 19 07
Map Sheet:TG10NE
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

December 1978. Fieldwalking.
Surface collection from field:
Mesolithic flint flakes, some backed, slight retouch; 2 thick patinated flakes from which several long geometric blades had been removed (called Mesolithic by NCM).
2 post-medieval pottery sherds (1 mottled brown German stoneware, late 17th century and 1 Black Basalt Wedgewood, late 18th/19th century), 1 glass fragment (red, ?19th century), 4 fragments of a broken doll's body (German, 1890s) and 1 clay pipe fragment (mask from clay pipe bowl, ?19th century).
1 undatable human canine tooth.
Descriptions received from finders.
Information from (S1).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 22 July 2014.

1981. Stray Find.
Found at [1]:
1 undatable prehistoric fragment of unifacially worked flint implement of plano-convex section.
Identified by A. Lawson (NAU) 23 November 1981. Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM) 23 November 1981.
Information from (S1).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 22 July 2014.

1995. Metal-detecting.
Found at [2]:
1 medieval cauldron leg.
W. Milligan (NCM) 6 December 1995.

Originally recorded in the parish of Eaton, now part of Norwich.

February-March 2011. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval coin.
Identified by A. Marsden (HES), see description in file.
A. Marsden (HES), 15 April 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century to 14th Century - 1299 AD to 1301 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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