Record Details

NHER Number:31858
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age and Iron Age features, Iron Age buildings

Summary

Trenching in 1996 in advance of the construction of a golf course recorded Bronze Age or Iron Age ditches with Bronze Age sherds. A number of postholes were also recorded, perhaps representing a building, with Iron Age pottery sherds. Human bone was also recovered, and further work in September to December of 1996 recorded the remains of Iron Age timber buildings.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2234 0208
Map Sheet:TG20SW
Parish:STOKE HOLY CROSS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

July 1996. Trenching in advance of golf course. Susan's Wood.
Plan in file. Details to come.
Information from S. Bates (NAU).
Compiled by E. Rose 5 July 1996.

Details are:
Ditches with Bronze Age sherds and postholes, perhaps a building with Iron Age sherds excavated. Human bone found, suggesting presence of more.
See report (S1) in file
E. Rose (NLA), 30 August 1996.

September-December 1996.
Further work revealed remains of Iron Age timber buildings.
Report filed under NHER 31856. See (S2) for full details and (S3) for a report on the Iron Age structural remains.
E. Rose (NLA), 19 February 1999.

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Unknown date)
  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • INHUMATION (Unknown date)
  • DITCH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BUILDING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • DITCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • PIT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POST HOLE (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • PLANT REMAINS (Undated)
  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRIQUETAGE (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • PLANT MACRO REMAINS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POLISHER (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POLISHER (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 2202AV.
---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.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Unpublished document: Bates, S.. 1996. NAU Report No. 183. Evaluation at Dunston Hall Golf Course..
<S2>Unpublished document: Shelley, A.. 1999. NAU Report No. 315. Report of Excavations at Dunston Hall, Dunston, Norfolk..
<S3>Article in serial: Shelley, A. 1999. An Iron Age Building at Dunstan, Stoke Holy Cross, Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt II pp 341-345.

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