Record Details

NHER Number:24030
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Undated iron slag, Neolithic flints, medieval and post medieval pottery sherds

Summary

During 1987 and 1988 sherds of medieval and post medieval pottery, pieces of iron slag and prehistoric flint implements were recovered from this location. A subsequent fieldwalking survey undertaken in 1999 recovered a range of additional material including a significant number of potentially prehistoric 'pot boilers', a number of prehistoric work flints, a single Middle Saxon pottery sherd and medieval pottery sherds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2230 2091
Map Sheet:TG22SW
Parish:STRATTON STRAWLESS, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1987.
Medieval sherds including greenglazed Grimston.
Post medieval Westerwald stoneware.
Iron slag.
Information from member of the public [1].
W. Milligan (NCM), 26 August 1987.

1988.
Flint hammerstone, three flint flakes and one perhaps the result of natural crushing, post medieval stoneware including
Westerwald.
Details as above.
W. Milligan (NCM), 12 January 1989.

1998. Fieldwalking Survey.
This survey recoved two Early Bronze Age scrapers and a small number of flakes, plus significant quantity of potboilers, and one piece of Middle Saxon Ipswich Ware and assorted sherds of medieval pottery.
Information from brief summary in (S1).
D. Holburn (HES), 5 December 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • HAMMERSTONE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1999. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1998. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt II pp 369-387. p 383.

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