Record Details

NHER Number:34030
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint and medieval to post medieval pottery and metal items, Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline project

Summary

Prehistoric flints, a medieval stirrup or box mount and weight, medieval pottery, and post medieval vessel foot found during a fieldwalking and metal detecting survey carried out by the NAU in advance of the construction of the Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 5073 1456
Map Sheet:TG51SW
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 33.2).
9 worked flint fragments including a core, flakes, and retouched flakes were recovered along with a small quantity of medieval and post medieval pottery and building material, a 13th century stirrup or box mount, a medieval weight, and a post medieval vessel foot. This small concentration of flint extends into RDX 33.1 (NHER 34029) to the north.
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 (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CORE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • 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)
  • BOX? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUILDING MATERIAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STIRRUP STRAP MOUNT? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUILDING MATERIAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (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Unpublished Contractor Report: Crowson, A. 1997.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 33.2.

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