Record Details

NHER Number:24892
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi - period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal detecting in 1988 recovered prehistoric worked flints, a piece of prehistoric hammerstone, fragments of medieval pottery and a medieval gilt belt plate with a surviving piece of textile attached.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 15 85
Map Sheet:TM18NE
Parish:GISSING, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Along north side strip of woodland. Fieldwalking and metal detecting.
13th century gilt belt plate with five rivets, one missing and a little textile. (S1).

Two sherds both green glazed Grimston.

Worked flint.
Four flakes, one possibly a scraper and broken hammerstone (J. Wymer NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM), 12 October 1988.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • HAMMERSTONE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TEXTILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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