Record Details

NHER Number:30421
Type of record:Monument
Name:Neolithic flintworking site and Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval finds

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal detecting between 1993 to 1996 recovered a large quantity of prehistoric flint, possibly indicating a flint working site. Amongst other objects found were Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery fragments and a Saxon box mount.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 87 86
Map Sheet:TL88NE
Parish:CROXTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1994. Context 1. See Notes.
Medieval concentration.
Roman pottery.
Post medieval pottery.
Medieval roof tile.
Worked flints.
Slag, shell, fired clay.
Details in file.
A.Rogerson (NLA) 18 February 1994.

1995. Fieldwalking enlarges this area, Context 2, with pot boilers, more than a hundred flints including early Neolithic, Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery.
D.Gurney (NLA) 7 June 1995.

October 1996. Metal detecting.
Flanged box/stirrup mount with triangular plate with relief-cast upward looking animal, trefoil terminal at apex with rivet hole.
Slightly incomplete basal flange has single central rivet hole containing remains of iron rivet. Larger area of iron staining on reverse of flange. 9th century. (S1), (S2) and (S3).
Identified by H.Geake (NCM).
A.Rogerson (NLA) 2 December 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC WORKING SITE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • 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

  • BRIQUETAGE (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Undated)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BURIN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: JHT, 24-25, Howling wolf/chester type..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustration.
<S2>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S3>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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