Record Details

NHER Number:31856
Type of record:Monument
Name:Undated post hole, Iron Age pits and quarries at Dunston Hall Golf Course

Summary

Trenching in 1996 in advance of construction of a golf course revealed an undated post hole, as well as pits and quarries containing Iron Age sherds and flints. Further excavation recorded another Iron Age pit with pottery sherds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2228 0230
Map Sheet:TG20SW
Parish:STOKE HOLY CROSS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June-July 1996. Trial Trenching.
Diane's Wood.
Excavations revealed post hole, pits and quarries containing Iron Age sherds and flints.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), 30 August 1996. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 8 April 2015.

September-December 1996. Excavation.
Area C:
Further excavation produced Iron Age pit with pottery and flints etc.
See report (S3) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), 30 August 1996. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 8 April 2015.

Monument Types

  • PIT (Undated)
  • POST HOLE (Undated)
  • DITCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • PIT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • PIT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POST HOLE (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • QUARRY (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PLANT REMAINS (Undated)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • PLANT MACRO REMAINS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Bates, S. 1996. Evaluation at Dunston Hall Hotel Golf Course. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 183.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1997. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1996. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt IV pp 547-564. pp 559-560.
<S3>Unpublished Contractor Report: Shelley, A. 1999. Excavations at Dunston Hall, Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 315.

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