Record Details

NHER Number:30872
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age pit, German aircraft crash site, multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1994 advance of development in this area recovered a concentration of prehistoric pot boilers and worked flints, as well as medieval pottery sherds, a number of post medieval metal objects, as well as the remains of a German aircraft. An evaluation in 1995 located a small pit containing burnt flint, charcoal and sherds of Middle Bronze Age pottery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 12 02
Map Sheet:TG10SW
Parish:WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Large scatter including NHER 29283 and NHER 29284.

1994. Fieldwalking in advance of development.
Medieval sherds.
Remains of German aircraft.
Pot boiler concentration. Flints.
Much post medieval metalwork.
See (S1) in file under NHER 30846.
E. Rose (NLA), 29 March 1995.

23/25 October 1995. Evaluation excavation. Evaluation trench 60 x 1.8m to investigate burnt flint scatter. One small pit located (1273) containing burnt flint, charcoal and six sherds of Middle Bronze Age pottery.
See (S2) in file.
S. Percival (NAU), 30 October 1995.

1996. Metal detector find.
Jettons said to be found here. [1]
See list filed under NHER 33055.
W. Milligan (NCM), 2 September 1996.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BURNT MOUND (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • PIT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • AIRCRAFT CRASH SITE (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • PLANT REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT BOILER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CHISEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STAMP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TEXTILE EQUIPMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDOW GLASS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1996. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1995. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt III pp 397-412. pp 411-412.
---Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1995. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1994. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 230-239. pp 238-239.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Percival, S.. 1994. NAU Report No. 111. Proposed Development at Hart's Farm, Wymondham. An Archaeological Assessment (Field Walking and Metal Detector Survey)..
<S2>Unpublished document: Percival, S.. 1995. NAU Report No. 150. Report on Evaluation Excavation at Hart's Farm, Wymondham..

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