Record Details

NHER Number:22014
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint, medieval to post medieval pottery sherds, brick and tile fragments

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1985 by the Fenland Survey recovered some sherds of medieval pottery, particularly from the north end of this field. Fieldwalking in 1998 recovered medieval brick fragments, post medieval pottery sherds and building material. Observation of the area during pipeline construction in 1998 recorded mainly medieval to post medieval pottery sherds, some medieval roof tile, and one flint.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5204 1922
Map Sheet:TF51NW
Parish:WALPOLE CROSS KEYS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

10 December 1985. Fieldwalking, weathered ploughsoil.
Sherds of medieval pottery, particularly from north end.
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders.
R. J. Silvester (NAU), 10 December 1985.

January 1998. Fieldwalking and Metal-detecting Survey.
King's Lynn to Sutton Bridge Trunk Water Main (Plot 21).
Medieval bricks.
Post medieval sherds, building material.
See report (S1) for further details.
The archive associated with this work has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2016.38 and NWHCM : 2017.417).
Compiled by E. Rose (NLA), 27 May 1998. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 18 March 2015 and 17 May 2019.

April-June 1998. Watching Brief.
King's Lynn to Sutton Bridge Trunk Water Main (Plot 21).
Observation of works for laying of pipeline.
Mainly medieval to post medieval sherds, medieval roof tile, one flint.
See report (S2) for further details.
The archive associated with this work has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2016.38 and NWHCM : 2017.417).
E. Rose (NAU), 7 January 1998. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 18 March 2015 and 17 May 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPA BA. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Crowson, A. 1998. King's Lynn to Sutton Bridge Truck Water Main. Archaeological Survey and Watching Brief. Part 1: Walkover survey - fieldwalking and metal detecting. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 298.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Crowson, A. 1998. King's Lynn to Sutton Bridge Trunk Water Main. Archaeological Survey and Watching Brief. Part II. Topsoil Strip Watching Brief: Finds Collection, Metal Detecting and Excavation. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 364.

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