Record Details

NHER Number:21475
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint tools and multi-period pottery

Summary

Prehistoric flint implements, and pottery dating from the Middle Saxon to the post medieval periods, found by fieldwalking.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6098 0207
Map Sheet:TF60SW
Parish:DENVER, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

5 and 11 March 1985.
Fieldwalking, Downham Market Southern Bypass.
Context 1. Unweathered ploughsoil.
1 base, 1 sherd sandy Ipswich plus another possible sherd.
2 sherds medieval unglazed.
3 grey sandy sherds undated.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU) June 1985.

25 April 1985. Further finds.
2 flints.
1 base, 2 sherds sandy Ipswich.
2 sherds, dark grey, slightly gritty Middle Saxon?
2 Thetford type jar rims.
6 sherds probably Thetford.
5 sherds medieval unglazed.
1 sherd glazed Grimston.
1 rim, 1 base glazed red earthenware.
2 sherds West Norfolk bichrome.
A. Rogerson (NAU)

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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

  • POT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1985. Bronze Age find on bypass. 1 October.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2020 Norfolk Historic Environment Service