Record Details

NHER Number:20396
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Iron Age settlement and multi-period finds scatter

Summary

This is the site of an Iron Age settlement. Fragments of pottery dating from the late prehistoric to the post medieval periods have been found by fieldwalking. Iron Age, Roman and post medieval coins, and other metalwork has been found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF70SW
Parish:BARTON BENDISH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

22 February 1984. Medium conditions, growing corn except context 2 and context 4.
Greenstone implement fragment, Iron Age, prehistoric, Roman and medieval sherds.
See list in file.
Post medieval sherds not collected; no concentrations.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU)
E. Rose (NAU) 16 May 1984

February 1987. Further fieldwalking extended area over BB 568 to 571 and 769 to 774, contexts 8 to 14.
Finds as above plus Bronze Age, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon sherds.
See list in file plus plot filed under NHER 23911.
A. Rogerson (NAU) and E. Rose (NAU) 18 August 1987.

2005, before 28 January. Metal detecting.
1 Iron Age and 2 post medieval coins.
Medieval, post medieval and U metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 April 2005.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • STAPLE (Unknown date)
  • WORKED OBJECT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • APOTHECARY WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Higher Level Stewardship

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 146. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 147. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 148. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 149. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 568. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 569. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 570. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 571. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 772. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 773. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 774. BB.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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