Record Details

NHER Number:5891
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint and medieval objects, Norwich Road

Summary

These included a 15th century sheep bell, 12th century lead seal and a prehistoric oblique arrowhead.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 877 838
Map Sheet:TL88SE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1949. Context one at location [1].
12th century lead seal.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

This scatter was noted in 1949 by R. R. Clarke (NCM).
E. Rose (NAU).

1960. (Found 40 years ago on Norwich Road site.)
One prehistoric oblique arrowhead.
See drawing (S1) and description in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 3 March 2000.

1969.
Surface scatter of medieval pottery.
15th century sheep bell from here in Bury St Edmunds Museum.
T. Clough (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARROWHEAD (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Thetford.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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