|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Prehistoric flint tools, from Ponder's Farm lands|
During the period 1970-73 a range of prehistoric flint tools were recovered from the field surface here. Artefact types identified comprised, amongst others, scrapers and knives. Geophysical survey between 2002 and 2003 recorded pit-like anomalies, the possible remains of ridge and furrow ploughing and a broad linear anomaly possibly a palaeochannel.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 831 185|
|Parish:||ROUGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1970-73. Surface finds. From First Blackhills Field, Ponders Farm.
Collection not seen because not kept separate and not necessarily all retained.
27 February 1971.
Miscellaneous tools (82-3S).
27 November 1971.
23 September 1972.
14 October 1972.
Miscellaneous tools (10M).
11 February 1973.
Miscellaneous tools (24-7m).
21 July 1973.
1 September 1973.
Miscellaneous tools (17-18n).
28 December 1973.
November 2002 - January 2003. Geophysical and fieldwalking survey. Bacton to King's Lynn pipeline plot 225.
The geophysical survey recorded pit-like anomalies in the southern half of the plot, linear anomalies possibly the remains of ridge and furrow ploughing and a broad linear feature, possibly a palaeochannel. No finds were recovered during fieldwalking.
S. Howard (NLA), 9 February 2010.
- PALAEOCHANNEL? (Unknown date)
- PIT? (Unknown date)
- RIDGE AND FURROW (Unknown date)
- FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Unpublished Contractor Report: [Unknown]. 2003. Bacton to Kings Lynn Proposed Gas Pipeline. Archaeological Field Reconnaissance, Fieldwalking, Metal Detecting and Geophysical Survey. Network Archaeology. 184. |
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