Record Details

NHER Number:37170
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint, medieval and post medieval objects

Summary

Fieldwalking in 2002 and topsoil stripping in 2003 discovered no archaeological features, although some prehistoric worked and burnt flints were recovered, as well as a small number of medieval and post medieval objects.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 25532 12705
Map Sheet:TG21SE
Parish:SPROWSTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Proposed Park and Ride Site.

June 2002. NAU field survey. In potatoes. Contexts 1-143 used.
Post medieval pottery.
Worked and burnt flints.
Medieval metalwork.
Post medieval coins.
See (S1).
J. Allen (NLA), 28 June 2002.

28th April to 2nd May, 6th May to 20th May 2003. NAU top soil strip. From context 150.
No archaeological features were observed, although several post medieval pottery sherds and post medieval to modern metal objects were found.
R. Fillery-Travis (NLA), 26 April 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • OYSTER SHELL (Unknown date)
  • BURNT FLINT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOTTLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • NAIL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDOW GLASS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished document: Hobbs, B.P.. 2002. NAU Report No. 726. Report on an archaeological field survey at the proposed park-and-ride site, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2003. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2002. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt II pp 368-384. p 380.

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