Record Details

NHER Number:24182
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint flakes and post-Roman pottery sherds

Summary

In 1987 six prehistoric flint flakes were recovered from this area. In 1994 additional flints were recovered, along with a small assemblage of Middle Saxon, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 8172 0928
Map Sheet:TF80NW
Parish:SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1987 or earlier. Found while gardening. [1]
Six flint flakes.
Identified and compiled by J. Wymer (NAU), 18 June 1987.

1994. Garden surface.
Middle Saxon Ipswich Ware sherd. Post medieval sherds: Frechen stoneware, lead glazed earthenware slipware (Dutch or English). Delft. Staffordshire combed ware.
Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM), 12 August 1994.

December 1994. Stray Find.
Found in garden [2]:
3 undatable prehistoric retouched flint flakes and 1 unmodified flake.
1 medieval pottery sherd.
1 post-medieval pottery sherd.
Identifed by P. Robins (NCM), see descriptions in file.
Previously recorded as NHER 37563 [3].
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 November 2002. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 27 July 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • 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

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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.

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