Record Details

NHER Number:3360
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of prehistoric burnt mount and medieval finds

Summary

Finds were recovered from here in 1964 and 1969 and these included prehistoric potboilers, a medieval key and pottery sherds.


1964. Pot boiler site and medieval sherds.
1969. Medieval key found.
1977. Cropmarks of old fields ?Chapel site. Moat?
See list in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 13 May 1983.

Appropriate section from reference (S1) in file.

July 2003. Norfolk Mapping Project.
Cropmarks within this site boundary are now recorded under NHER 38258 and 38259.
M. Brennand (NMP) 25 July 2003.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6363 1835
Map Sheet:TF61NW
Parish:NORTH RUNCTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1964. Casual find from context [1].
A late medieval rim sherd was recovered from the surface of a ploughed field.

1964. Casual find from context [2].
A large potboiler site was exposed in the sides of newly cut ditches. Deposit exposed in section c.18 inches thick. Extended in ditches approximately 8.2m (9 yards) by 5.5m (6 yards). Much black material and ?baked clay incorporated. Burnt flint scraper found.
Seen by E.B. Green, W. Milligan, and J.O.H. Nicholls.

1969. Casual find.
A 14th century bronze key was found in this area.

July 2003. Norfolk Mapping Project.
Cropmarks within this site boundary are now recorded under NHER 38258 and NHER 38259.
M. Brennand (NMP), 25 July 2003.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 NW 17.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Runcton (North).
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Runcton, North.

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