Record Details

NHER Number:19468
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flints and Roman pottery

Summary

Sporadic fieldwalking and metal-detecting between 1983 and 2014 recovered prehistoric flint flakes, blades and scrapers as well as a small concentration of Roman pottery sherds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 22 36
Map Sheet:TG23NW
Parish:ROUGHTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1983. On south half on knoll approximately 400m southeast of [1]. Collected from bare surface between rows of withered potato plants.
Struck flint (two flakes, one blade, two scrapers).
Information from F. Healy (NAU), 8 September 1983.

NCM card states this was 40m rather than 400m from [1], but map more likely to be correct.
J. Allen (NLA), 4 June 2004.

March/April 2005. Metal-detecting. Extended to whole field.
21 Roman pottery sherds (greyware).
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 April 2005.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 6 February 2014.

March-May 2014. Metal-detecting. [2].
Neolithic/Bronze Age scarper.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 January 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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