Record Details

NHER Number:33229
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Systematic fieldwalking and metal-detecting between 1997 and 2000 has recovered a range of finds including burnt flint; undatable prehistoric worked flints; a Mesolithic flint microlith; Neolithic polished flint axehead and miniature flint axehead; Iron Age, ?Roman, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; undatable iron slag; Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval jetton and token and a number of other metal objects. The metal finds include a Bronze Age socketed axehead; an Iron Age tankard handle and Roman and Early Saxon brooches

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG00SE
Parish:MORLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1997. Systematic fieldwalking survey.
Fieldwalking in transects and stints by [1]. The finds recovered were:
63 ?prehistoric burnt flints.
19 undatable prehistoric flint flakes, 11 retouched flakes, 1 ?scraper, 1 notched flake and 1 borer.
1 Mesolithic flint microlith. Blade with backing on distal tip. Either an anomalous microlith or the basal fragment of a conventional Later Mesolithic microlith. See drawing (S1). Also illustrated in (S2).
1 Neolithic partly polished flint axehead and 1 miniature flint axehead (S1). Both illustrated in (S2).
3 Iron Age pottery sherds.
3 ?Iron Age pottery sherds.
2 ?Roman pottery sherds.
28 medieval pottery sherds. Several illustrated in (S2).
8 medieval/post-medieval pottery sherds. One illustrated in (S2).
2 post-medieval pottery sherds.
5 undatable pottery sherds, 2 iron slag lump and 1 oyster shell.
See report (S2) for full details and maps. These discoveries were also reported in (S3).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 3 November 1997. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 25 February 2014.

September to October 1998. Metal detecting.
Late Bronze Age socketed axe fragment, (S4), and cake fry.
RNB brooch and vessel.
Early Saxon small loy brooch
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
Roman, medieval and post medieval coins.
Post medieval coin weight.
Post medieval jettons and tokens.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 December 1998.

August 1999. Metal detecting.
3 medieval coins.
1 post medieval coin.
1 post medieval token.
1 post medieval jetton.
See list in file.
Other finds made at same time not recorded by NLA because material taken away before this could be carried out.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 November 1999.

Early 2000. Metal detecting.
Middle Saxon coin (a rare 'Mule', series dDIE and sceat)
See early Medieval Corpus sheet in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 June 2000.

Before 12 June 2000. Metal detecting by [1].
Iron Age tankard handle fitting (S5).
See [2]'s description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 January 2001.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • POT (Unknown date)
  • BORER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • NOTCHED FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL)? (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • MICROLITH (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC? to 42 AD?)
  • TANKARD (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STAPLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P. 1997. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint microlith and a Neolithic miniature flint axehead from Morley. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Brooker, P.W.. 1997. 'Back of the Shops' Field, Morley St Botolph: Survey of a field on the Boulder Clay Plateau of Norfolk.
<S3>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1998. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 1997. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt I pp 181-192. p 182.
<S4>Illustration: Rogerson, A. 1998. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axe.. Film. 1:1.
<S5>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2001. Drawing of an Iron Age tankard handle fitting.. Film. 2:1.

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