Record Details

NHER Number:23418
Type of record:Monument
Name:Multi-period finds and possible burnt mound

Summary

Metal-detecting and fieldwalking during 1986-2006 recovered a large number of objects. Finds included Mesolithic, Neolithic and undatable prehistoric worked flints; Beaker, ?Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon and medieval pottery sherds; Roman, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval coins; post-medieval jettons and a number of other metal objects including an Early Saxon silver ring and brooch.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 11 91
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:CARLETON RODE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Hargate, northwest angle of road junction north of Carleton Fen

December 1986. Fieldwalking.
Undatable prehistoric worked flints including small crude axe made into pick, flakes (some retouched) and 1 burnt flake.
?Mesolithic flints flakes.
1 Early Saxon small long brooch. See (S1).
1 medieval/post-medieval coin.
Flints identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU), Early Saxon brooch by E. B. Green (NCM) and coin by finder.
W. Milligan (NCM), 23 December 1986. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 January 2013.

1987. Fieldwalking.
1 ?Iron Age pottery sherd.
10 Iron Age/Early Saxon pottery sherds (sand-tempered).
1 Roman coin and 1 pottery sherd (Late Roman shell-tempered ware).
3 medieval pottery sherds (medieval unglazed).
1 medieval/post-medieval decorated buckle. Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
T. Gregory (NAU), 9 March 1987. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 January 2013.

September 1987. Excavation.
Excavation made in centre of field, 4ft square, to below ploughsoil (not more than 2-3 inches deep). Finds recovered included:
Prehistoric 'pot boilers'.
1 Mesolithic patinated flint flake.
2 ?Neolithic shattered cores and 1 retouched flake.
1 ?Roman brick fragment.
Early Saxon pottery sherds.
Flints identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU) and other finds (except for the brick fragment) identified by T. Gregory (NAU) and A. Rogerson (NAU). Information from (S2). These discoveries were reported in (S3). The finds themselves were subsequently given to the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1999.323.8.6.2).
W. Milligan (NCM), 23 September 1987. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 January 2013.

1988.
Early Saxon sherd, Neolithic axe found.

1994. Metal detecting.
Post medieval metalwork, Iron Age sherd.
See notes in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 31 October 1997.

2000 to before 10 March 2003. Metal detecting.
Neolithic or undatable prehistoric worked flints.
Beaker, Iron Age, Early Saxon, Roman and medieval sherds.
Post medieval jetton.
Two Early Saxon objects, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 May 2003.

September 2003.
Early Saxon silver finger ring disclaimed as Treasure.
See (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 September 2003.

Before 12 July 2004. Metal detecting.
Flint hammerstone.
Early Saxon sherd.
Post medieval coin, jetton and metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 November 2004.

Before 17 July 2006. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon pot sherd.
Post medieval coin.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 November 2006.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • HAMMERSTONE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • PICK (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FLAKE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • CHISEL (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • CORE (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC? to 42 AD?)
  • POT (Late Bronze Age to Early Saxon - 800 BC to 650 AD)
  • BRICK (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1526 AD to 1544 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MUSKET BALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Care Evans, A. (BM). 2003. Carlton Rode, Norfolk, silver finger ring, Anglo Saxon (2003 T52).
<S1>Photograph: 2003. KTS 12-13, Early saxon small lomg brooch..
<S2>Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S3>Article in serial: 1988. Archaeological Discoveries for 1987. CBA Group VI Bulletin. No 33 pp 30-56.

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