Record Details

NHER Number:28407
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint flake and possible Early Saxon brooch fragment


Fieldwalking here in 1989 recovered a Palaeolithic flint flake and a part-melted possible Early Saxon cruciform brooch fragment.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 09 03
Map Sheet:TG00SE

Full description

November 1989. Fieldwalking.
Found by [1] north-east of Crownthorpe Farm:
Palaeolithic primary flint flake, rolled.
1 Early Saxon ?part-melted bow of ?cruciform brooch.
Flints identified by J. Wymer (NAU) 7 June 1990. Metal object identified by W. Milligan (NCM) 21 November 1989. These discoveries were reported in (S1). Both objects were subsequently donated to the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1999.1.50.10).
W. Milligan (NCM) 21 November 1989. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 February 2014.

Within cropmark site NHER 21720.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1992. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 1991. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLI Pt III pp 362-370. p 363.

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