Record Details

NHER Number:15088
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Undated quern and Iron Age pottery find


A fragment of Rhineland lava quern was found in 1979 and a fragment of Iron Age pottery in 1981.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9651 4391
Map Sheet:TF94SE

Full description

14 July 1979. On top of scarp down to edge of saltmarsh, on camping site. Found on grass covered surface and subsequently used as hammer to drive in tent pegs.
Fragment of Rhineland lava quern, large, 23cm by maximum 14cm by 7cm thick, diameter approximately 40cm.
Seen by A. Rogerson (NAU), 15 July 1979.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 16 July 1979.

12 July 1981.
Found on slope at edge of saltmarsh, protruding from bank in patch of red earth.
Rim sherd, flint gritted, reddish, Iron Age.
Identified by A. Lawson (NAU).
Found by R. Rickett (NAU), 14 July 1981.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • QUERN (Undated)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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