Record Details

NHER Number:50207
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post-medieval and post-medieval/modern finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in this area in 2006 recovered a range of post-medieval and post-medieval/modern objects, including pottery sherds, clay pipes and building material.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 46352 13738
Map Sheet:TF41SE
Parish:WEST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

February-March 2006. Systematic Fieldwaking Survey.
Field survey on proposed route of King's Lynn to Wisbech natural gas pipeline (Area 7).
Finds recovered in this field included:
12 post-medieval pottery sherds, 1 tile, 6 clay tobacco pipe fragments, 1 bottle glass fragment and 1 iron smithing slag fragment.
4 late post-medieval/modern pottery sherds, 1 brick/tile fragment, 1 drain fragment and 1 glass fragment.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this survey are also noted in (S2).
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2016.323).
J. Allen (NLA), 17 May 2007. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 11 August 2015 and 23 June 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BOTTLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOTTLE (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)
  • BUILDING MATERIAL (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)
  • SLAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Cope-Faulkner, P. 2006. Archaeological Fieldwalking of Land between King's Lynn and near Wisbech, Norfolk. Archaeological Project Services. 58/06.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2007. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk in 2006. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt II pp 261-273. p 265.

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