Record Details

NHER Number:33134
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric pot boilers, multi-period objects and pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking here in 1997 recovered prehistoric flint pot boilers, a medieval horse harness pendant suspender and sherds of Iron Age, medieval and post medieval pottery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 36 25
Map Sheet:TG32NE
Parish:STALHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1997. Fieldwalking finds.
Two pot boilers.
Flint gritted sherd, probably Iron Age.
Twenty-one medieval sherds (two rims and one decorated base).
German stoneware sherd and one Lead Glazed Earthenware sherd.
Medieval, rather worn foot of bronze vessel.
Solid bronze ball with shank dividing into two perforated legs with and iron hinge between them (see for comparison hollow example from Thetford EAA 22, no.52). Looks like a horse harness pendant suspender, but there is no means of attachment to strap. ?Medieval.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM) 1997. Polaroid in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 17 February 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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