Record Details

NHER Number:34028
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flints and post medieval pottery and coin, Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline project

Summary

Prehistoric flints and post medieval pottery, building material and coin were found here during a fieldwalking and metal detecting survey carried out by the NAU in advance of the construction of the Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 5024 1511
Map Sheet:TG51NW
Parish:ORMESBY ST MARGARET WITH SCRATBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

January-April 1997. Systematic Fieldwalking and Metal-detecting Survey.
Field survey on proposed route of Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline (Field/Location RDX 32.3).
A broad distribution of 14 Prehistoric worked flint fragments was recovered, including a scraper, flakes, retouched flakes, and a struck fragment. 3 sherds of post medieval pottery, 4 fragments of post medieval ceramic building material, and a post medieval coin were also found.
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)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (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)
  • BUILDING MATERIAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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Unpublished Contractor Report: Crowson, A. 1997.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 32.3.

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