Record Details

NHER Number:7640
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects and pottery sherds

Summary

Work here during the early 1960s and late 1980s recovered a diverse range of objects and pottery sherds, dating from the Neolithic to post medieval period. Finds of note included a Middle Saxon strap end with an animal head terminal, a post medieval farthing of James I or Charles I, sherds of medieval green glazed earthenware pottery and a Neolithic flint punch.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 22 21
Map Sheet:TG22SW
Parish:STRATTON STRAWLESS, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1961. Surface finds of Roman pottery.

1962. Excavation of site.
This excavation produced further pottery finds, mainly from the layer between the ploughsoil and the sandy subsoil.
See notes in file.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 21 January 2008.

1963. Excavation of dark circular soilmarks.
This produced further Roman sherds and fired clay. Late 1st to 2nd century vessels were found nearby, along with Nidermendig lava fragments and part of an iron blade.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 21 January 2008.

1987. Fieldwalking of Beeches Barnfield.
Late Saxon, medieval and Roman finds.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM), 12 April 1987.

1989. Fieldwalking.
Two flint flakes, one with retouch.
Two ?Roman pottery sherds.
Medieval or post medieval wattle-marked daub.
Iron slag.
W. Milligan (NCM), 21 May 1990.

1989. Metal detecting, field now called Home Field.
Middle Saxon strap end with animal head terminal.
Iron rivet.
Post medieval finds including cast bronze cauldron leg, bronze harness pendant, lead weight.
James I or Charles I farthiong token.
See list in file.
S. Margeson (NCM), 1 May 1989.

Part of large sites NHER 31783 and NHER 33772.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SITE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • KNIFE (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PENDANT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. stratton Strawless.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Stratton Strawless.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Stratton Strawless.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records

33772Related to: Multi-period metal objects and pottery sherds (Find Spot)
31783Related to: Probable Roman pottery kiln and multi-period metal objects and pottery sherds (Monument)

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