Record Details

NHER Number:17963
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period objects, coins and pottery sherds

Summary

Investigations in this area during the 1970s-90s recovered a large range of objects. Finds included prehistoric burnt and worked flints, pieces of late prehistoric pottery, a Roman coin, part of a medieval knife and a post medieval nail that had been moulded into an animal-shaped toy. Metal-detecting in 2010-11 recovered a medieval plaque from the horizontal arm of a cross.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 74 16
Map Sheet:TF71NW
Parish:EAST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1977. Location [1].
Scatter of pot boilers and Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint industry with several flakes, some utilised, and a good scraper. Prehistoric gritted sherds.
Late Saxon/early medieval pottery including two rim sherds.
Material not seen.
From information given to NCM in 1977, passed on to NAU in 1982.
E. Rose (NAU), 22 February 1982.

Early 1983.
Further finds of pot boilers and prehistoric flint gritted wares.
E. Rose (NAU), 20 April 1983.

20 December 1983. North half field.
Good scatter Roman sherds.
Thetford type and medieval wares.
None collected.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).

1983 to 1984. Over field surface.
Heavy concentration of iron slag.
A. Gregory (NAU), February 1984.

Autumn 1996. Metal-detecting.
Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins.
Medieval and post-medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 February 1997.

Before 20 February 2009. Metal-detecting.
7 Roman coins, 2 medieval coins, Roman brooch, hairpin, Middle Saxon/Late Saxon strap end, Late Saxon harness link, medieval buckle, belt mount and a post-medieval key.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 August 2009.

2010, before 24 Jan 2011. Metal-detecting.
Plaque from medieval cross arm, depicting the lion of St Mark.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC WORKING SITE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC WORKING SITE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PLAQUE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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