Record Details

NHER Number:15529
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Flint implements, medieval and post medieval objects


Fieldwalking by the Norfolk Archaeological and Historical Rescue Group in the area of the Harleston bypass in 1979 recovered a number of objects, including flints implements, medieval pottery and brick sherds, and a number of post medieval objects.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 256 837
Map Sheet:TM28SE

Full description

7 April 1979. OS field 330. Found scattered over surface of ploughed field.
Three sherds of Late medieval/Trans pottery. From NARG (Norfolk Archaeological and Historical Rescue Group) fieldwork on Harleston bypass. [1]
A. Gregory (NAU), 11 December 1979.

Site extended because later finds from field 330 not kept separate from fields 315 and 324.
There were one worked flint, six medieval coarseware, two medieval glazed, thrity-eight post medieval including stoneware and willow pattern, one medieval/Post medieval brick, six clay pipe stems, one square-sectioned hone fragment, one bone fragment sawn at both ends. All NCM.
Oyster shell, brick, pantile, post medieval glass not kept.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 7 January 1981.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to 19th Century - 1000000 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WHETSTONE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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