Record Details

NHER Number:34027
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flints, Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline project

Summary

Two prehistoric flints were found during a fieldwalking survey carried out by the NAU in advance of the construction of the Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline. The cropmarks previously recorded under this number are now recorded as NHER 27266.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 4987 1509
Map Sheet:TG41NE
Parish:ORMESBY ST MARGARET WITH SCRATBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

THE CROPMARKS DESCRIBED BELOW ARE NOW RECORDED AS NHER 27266.

5 September 1970. Ordnance Survey air photography.
Positive cropmarks.
3 x linear feature.
Multiple linear features at varience with the modern field system.
D. Voisey (NLA), 11 January 1996.
Now recorded under NHER 27266.

January-April 1997. Systematic Fieldwalking and Metal-detecting Survey.
Field survey on proposed route of Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline (Field/Location RDX 32.2).
A posible flint borer and flint spall was recovered.
See report (S1) for further details.
The archive associated with this work has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2011.55 and NWHCM : 2017.395).
E. Rose (NLA) November 1998. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 May 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BORER? (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • DEBITAGE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Crowson, A. 1997. Bacton to Great Yarmouth Power Station Pipeline Archaeological Fieldwalking Survey. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 262. RDX 32.2.

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