Record Details

NHER Number:22917
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic, Roman and medieval to post-medieval finds

Summary

In 1986 a chipped flint Neolithic axehead in a buff/grey colour flint was recovered from a garden in this area. Metal-detecting in 2016 recovered a Roman coin; medieval/post-medieval jetton; post-medieval token and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragment and post-medieval buckles and crotal bells.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 228 024
Map Sheet:TG20SW
Parish:STOKE HOLY CROSS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1986. Found in garden of Keeper's Cottage. [1]
Chipped flint Neolithic axe buff/grey in colour.
Drawing NCM (S1).
W. Milligan (NCM), 27 August 1986.

April-September 2016. Metal-detecting. Site extended 20m to the north and west. [2].
1 Roman coin.
1 medieval/post-medieval jetton and a copper alloy vessel fragment.
1 post-medieval token, buckles and crotal bells.
Information from PAS import.
See (S2) and (S3).
A. Beckham (HES), 4 November 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • JETTON (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1570 AD to 1700 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1669 AD to 1669 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1690 AD to 1720 AD)
  • CROTAL (17th Century to 19th Century - 1700 AD to 1820 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. 1987. Drawing of a flint Neolithic axehead.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Melvin, T.. 2016. List of Finds recovered by [1] between April and August 2016. Dunston.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Melvin, T.. 2016. Collection of maps for sites metal-detected by [1] between October 2014 and August 2016. Dunston.

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