Record Details

NHER Number:18914
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting on the site has recovered prehistoric flint flakes; a Mesolithic or Early Neolithic flint blade; a Roman coin; Roman and Late Saxon pottery; medieval seal matrices and the rim of a medieval/post-medieval vessel. All cropmarks previously recorded under this NHER number have been moved to new numbers (NHER 42053, 42063, 42065, 42108).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 48 14
Map Sheet:TG41SE
Parish:ORMESBY ST MARGARET WITH SCRATBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

30 July 1979.
Air photography by Aerial Archaeology Foundation.
Positive cropmarks.
Linear ditches/trackways etc.
D. Edwards (NAU) 24 February 1983.

29 June 1986. NAU air photography
Ring ditch at [1]. Also curvilinear cropmarks.
D. Edwards (NAU).

19 July 1996. NLA air photography.
Cropmarks previously recorded still visible.
The linears which are perpendicular to the trackway seem to relate to a field system, with a central track/drove way.
A smaller rectilinear enclosure is also alongside this track and appears to relate to either animal enclosure or possibly occupation.
S. Masey (NLA), 14 August 2001.

Up to April 1998. Metal detecting.
2 medieval seal Matrices.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 June 1999.

October 2000. Metal detecting. Northwest of Filby Lane.
2 flint flakes and undatable phallic object.
Southeast of Filby Lane: 2 flint flakes, 1 Roman and 1 Late Saxon pot sherd.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 December 2000.

October 2001. Metal detecting.
Roman coin.
See list in file.
S. Ashley (NLA), 6 December 2001.

October 2001. Metal detecting.
Late medieval/Early post medieval vessel rim.
See list in file.
S. Ashley (NLA), 6 December 2001.

November 2001. Metal-detecting.
1 Mesolithic/Early Neolithic flint blade.
Identified by P. Robins (NCM). See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 22 January 2001. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 15 April 2014.

October 2005. Norfolk NMP.
All cropmarks previously recorded under this HER number have been moved to new numbers (NHER 42053, 42063, 42065, 42108).
J. Albone (NMP), 14 October 2005.

See [4] about mapping.
A. Beckham (HES), 12 February 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PHALLIC OBJECT (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG4814 A-D,F-Q.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 4814R - W; TG 4913H.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2003. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 2002. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt II pp 356-368. p 357.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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