|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age, Middle Bronze Age and medieval finds|
Fieldwalking as part of the Fenland Survey in 1988 recovered a scatter of Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age worked flints. Later metal-detecting in 1991 and 2016 recovered a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint sickle fragment; a Middle Bronze Age dagger still containing one of the rivets that was used to attach the blade to the handle and a medieval lead weight.
|Grid Reference:||TL 72 95|
|Parish:||METHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
14 March 1988. Fenland fieldwalking.
Conditions: ploughed and weathered, but ruued.
Odd flints scattered across southern half of field - mainly chalky loam. Northern half of field not ready for walking.
R. Silvester (NAU), 11 March 1988.
Flints Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age.
F. Healy (NAU).
Is ruued a mis-spelling of rolled?
E. Rose (NAU).
For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S1).
December 1991. Metal detecting find. . Context 2 at .
Middle Bronze Age dagger, one loose rivet, one missing; belongs to Burgess Group II (S2); curved hilt line visible on one side.
See (S3) and (S4).
E.B. Green (NCM), 8 May 1992.
January-February 2016. Metal-detecting. .
Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint sickle fragment.
Medieval lead weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 July 2016.
- FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- SICKLE (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
- DAGGER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- WEIGHT (12th Century to 16th Century - 1200 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MTW FM. FENS. |
|---||Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image. |
|---||Monograph: Silvester, R. J. 1991. The Fenland Project, Number 4: The Wissey Embayment and the Fen Causeway, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 52. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Archive: Fenland Folders. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Burgess. 1963. B.A. dirks & pariers as illustrated by examples from Durham & N'umberland.. Trans. Archit. & Archaeol. Soc. Durham & Northumbe. Vol 1, pp 3-26. |
|<S3>||Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white. |
|<S4>||Illustration: White, S.. 1992. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age dagger.. Card. 1:1. |
|41014||Parent of: Post medieval and World War Two features and structures (Monument)|