Record Details

NHER Number:40114
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint axehead and medieval to post medieval finds

Summary

Metal detecting here between 2003 and 2008 recovered an Early Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead; a post-medieval coin and a number of other metal objects, including a medieval buckle, key and lead ampulla; a medieval/post-medieval lead weight and a post-medieval buckle and spoon.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 29 14
Map Sheet:TG21SE
Parish:SALHOUSE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 19 November 2003. Metal-detecting (E2927).
1 medieval lead ampulla.
1 medieval/post-medieval lead weight.
1 post-medieval spoon and 1 button.
Also 13 late post-medieval/modern/undatable objects.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), see list and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 November 2003. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 May 2014.

Before 26 November 2004. Metal-detecting.
From south end of field:
1 Early Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead. See drawing (S1).
1 medieval key.
Flint identified by P. Robins (NCM) and key by A. Rogerson (NLA). See list and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 February 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 May 2014.

Before 24 July 2008. Metal-detecting.
From southern half of field:
1 medieval buckle.
1 post-medieval coin and 1 buckle.
Coin identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by A. Rogerson (NLA). See list and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 July 2008. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 May 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 7001 BC)
  • 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

  • TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Early Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 7001 BC)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2006. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk in 2005. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt I pp 112-123. p 113.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P. 2004. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead from Salhouse. Paper. 1:1.

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