Record Details

NHER Number:33779
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric flint working and World War Two crash site, Police Headquarters site

Summary

Field observation in 1998 before development of this site into the new Norfolk Police Headquarters recorded a Neolithic or Bronze Age flint working site, a number of multi-period pottery sherds, and evidence of a World War Two aircraft crash site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1260 0233
Map Sheet:TG10SW
Parish:WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1998. Field observation before development.
Neolithic/Bronze Age flint and pot boiler site.
Sparse Roman and medieval sherds.
Post medieval sherds and metalwork.
Evidence of World War Two aircraft crash site.
Plan in file.
See also (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 24 November 1998.

Monument Types

  • LITHIC WORKING SITE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • AIRCRAFT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOTTLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MUSKET BALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOBACCO PIPE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1999. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1998. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt II pp 369-387. p 386.

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