Record Details

NHER Number:37232
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1990 recovered a Mesolithic/Neolithic flint pick. Metal detecting between 2001 and 2007 recovered a number of objects from the Roman, medieval and post medieval periods, including a Roman nail cleaner and a fragment of a medieval or post medieval cauldron. Late Prehistoric flints and a Late Bronze Age awl were also recovered.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 29 22
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:TUNSTEAD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1990. Fieldwalking.
Found south of Church Lane at [1]:
1 Mesolithic/?Neolithic half brown-stained chipped flint pick (butt end).
Previously recorded as NHER 28435.
W. Milligan (NCM), 19 June 1990. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 June 2014.

2001-2002. Metal detecting and surface collection. Finders field T6. [2]
Post medieval worn trade token farthing, C. Cosens, Great Yarmouth, Williamson 308-311, 1650-71, weighing 0.41g.
A. Popescu (NCM) identified.
All other finds late post medieval or mdoern.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 April 2002.

2002-2003. Metal detecting. Finders' field T6.
Cast cauldron foot, abruptly expanding from sub-triangular section leg (15 x 7mm) to three-toed terminal (35x21mm). 15th-16th century.
Incomplete copper alloy rowel spur, parts of oval section sides, short neck springing from oval moulding and expanding to rowel box, rowel missing. 18th century,
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 November 2003.

July 2006. Metal detecting.
Roman coin.
Roman nail cleaner.
Medieval coin.
Medieval and post medieval token.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 February 2007.

March - April 2007. Metal detecting.
3 Late Neolithic worked flints.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 May 2007.

September 2007. Metal detecting.
Prehistoric worked flints, 2 medieval coins, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 October 2007.

September - October 2007. Metal detecting.
Prehistoric flints, Late Bronze Age awl (S1).
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 November 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Late Neolithic - 10000 BC to 2351 BC?)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PICK (Early Mesolithic to Late Neolithic - 10000 BC to 2351 BC?)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • AWL (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL CLEANER (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2007. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age awl.. Film. 2:1.

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