Record Details

NHER Number:17746
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric, medieval and post-medieval finds

Summary

Fieldwalking here in 1980 recovered a potentially Palaeolithic flint flake; a Neolithic flint knife and medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3279 0921
Map Sheet:TG30NW
Parish:BLOFIELD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1980. Fieldwalking.
Scatter over large field south of Manor Farm (several fields on (S1)):
1 ?Palaeolithic ?retouched flint flake (patination suggests a possible Palaeolithic date).
1 Neolithic flint knife.
5 medieval pottery sherds (including ?jug and unglazed sherds).
Various post-medieval pottery sherds (including 17th-18th century bellarmine, stoneware and other miscellaneous post medieval wares.
All finds (with the exception of the Neolithic flint knife) donated to the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1981.507).
Flints identified by E. Rose (NAU) and pottery by A. Rogerson (NAU). Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 6 May 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 1000000 BC? to 40001 BC?)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RETOUCHED FLAKE? (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC? to 40001 BC?)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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