Record Details

NHER Number:30297
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in this area during 1993, in advance of the development of a golf course, recovered a wide range of artefacts. Finds of note included prehistoric worked and burnt flints, post medieval glass and tobacco pipes and sherds of Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6603 1909
Map Sheet:TF61NE
Parish:BAWSEY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1992. Metal-detecting (Area D).
Norfolk Archaeological Research Group (NARG) metal-detecting, undertaken on behalf of NAU. Four hours in total spent examining area of 'set-aside' at western end of field. Small number of objects found (all previously recorded under NHER 28924):
1 undatable lead objects, including 1 ldisc and 1 sheet fragment.
1 undatable unidentified copper alloy object.
See (S1) and notes and plans in file for NHERs 28921-28924.
P. Watkins (HES), 4 December 2013.

Spring 1993. Systematic fieldwalking, 'Lucerne'.
NAU fieldwalking in advance of proposed golf course. Large proportion of field walked in 25m grid squares at 4 to 5m intervals.
Iron slag.
Flints and pot boilers.
Medieval bronze buckle, undated bronze ferrule.
Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval sherds.
Medieval tiles and brick.
Post medieval sherds and finds.
See report for further details (S1). This work was also reported in (S2).
E. Rose (NLA) 2 February 1994.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DISC (Unknown date)
  • FERRULE (Unknown date)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Undated)
  • SHEET (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • BURNT FLINT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FLOOR TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Penn, K.. 1994. NAU Report No. 90. An Archaeological Field Survey, Mintlyn Farm, Bawsey..
<S2>Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1994. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1993. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt I pp 115-123. p 115.

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3403Parent of: Medieval pottery (Find Spot)
20577Parent of: Mesolithic and Neolithic worked flints (Find Spot)

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