Record Details

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


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


Grid Reference:TF 661 208
Map Sheet:TF62SE

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.
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.

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

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