Record Details

NHER Number:20576
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric and Roman finds

Summary

In 1970 a concentration of Roman tiles was identified at this location. In the early 1980s a prehistoric quern, possible Mesolithic flint blades and a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged flint arrowhead were found at the same location.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 661 208
Map Sheet:TF62SE
Parish:BAWSEY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1970. Found about 110m (100yds) northwest of ruined church in 1970.
Concentration of Roman tile, but no indication of Roman occupation.
Information form member of the public [1].
This discovery was reported in (S1).
R. J. Rickett (NAU) 28 March 1990.

1980s. Stray Find.
Found by [2] near Bawsey church ruins on surface of arable field:
1 Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age small barbed and tanged arrowhead.
A number of other finds from this field were amongst items subsequently given to the King's Lynn Museum (KILLM : 1992.317), including:
1 prehistoric flint quern fragment.
15 Mesolithic patinated blades.
J. J. Wymer (NAU) 16 August 1984. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 December 2013.

Part of large scatter NHER 25962.

April 2001.
Scheduled.
See file NHER 3328.
D. Gurney (NLA) 23 January 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • QUERN (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2001. Schedule Report.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Serial: 1970. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1970. No 17. pp 3-4.
<S1>Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards.

Related records

25962Part of: Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval settlement (Monument)

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