Record Details

NHER Number:16630
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking after the removal of the topsoil in preparation for the construction of the bypass recovered a number of finds. These include a prehistoric struck flake and core, a Roman coin, a complete undated copper alloy cow bell, thimbles, a lead weight, buckles and pieces of medieval and post medieval pot.

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Location

Grid Reference:TM 2363 8221
Map Sheet:TM28SW
Parish:NEEDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

29 October 1980. Surface find after removal of topsoil for bypass.
Struck flake and battered core.
Identified by F. Healy (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 23 October 1980.

Addenda.
Also strap hand sherd, late medieval/post medieval, hard oxydised micaceous, patch of thin greenish brown glaze.
May 1980, not reported until January 1981.

Area extended to cover further finds by informant after removal of topsoil.
Roman As, 1st to 2nd century.
Complete copper alloy cow bell and fragment of another.
Five thimbles.
Spherical lead weight.
Miscellaneous buttons (all post medieval).
Decorated post medieval shoe buckle.
Six other buckles.
Pear-shaped thick curved copper alloy sheet with square hole.
Lead tube fragment and lead lump.
Eight post medieval sherds including one basalt ware.
Two roof tile fragments, not recent.
Five clay pipe stems.
Two fragments chalky clay burnt hard red.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Post Medieval - 500000 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BELL (Undated)
  • BRIQUETAGE (Undated)
  • BUCKLE (Undated)
  • ROOF TILE (Undated)
  • THIMBLE (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (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)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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