Record Details

NHER Number:2261
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Bronze Age and Iron Age pottery sherds

Summary

In 1936 a number of fragments of Early Bronze Age and Iron Age pottery were recovered from this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6351 1375
Map Sheet:TF61SW
Parish:WEST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1936.
Thirteen fragments of Early Bronze Age rim and base of pot found in gravel pit by Schwabe and Thatcher, paste unusually firm: light biscuit colour (Something like Brantham but not very close).
In British Museum [1].
Two fragments form of beaker.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

This is Beaker (Early Bronze Age) domestic ware.
A. Lawson (NAU), and S. Needham (BM).

September 1936
P. L. K. Schwabe from gravel pit on Setchey oilfield three sherds (two rims certainly Iron Age dry black colour: paste medium quality. Vertical groovings pointed at top.
For comparison see Runcton Holme type 2 - only vertical instead of horizontal grooving (C. Hawkes) probably Iron Age A2 or B influence.
In NCM [2].
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Sketches (S1) in file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Clarke, R. R.. 1939. The Iron Age in Norfolk and Suffolk. Archaeological Journal. Vol XCVI pp 1-113. p 93.
---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 SW 1.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Winch (west setchey).
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Iron Age. Winch (west).
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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