Record Details

NHER Number:25703
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age pits and post medieval ditches

Summary

Fieldwalking in advance of the Norwich southern bypass recovered four flint flakes from this field. A watching brief recorded several pits, one containing fragments of Bronze Age pottery. Post medieval ditches were also recorded and a prehistoric flint scraper was found.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 138 110
Map Sheet:TG11SW
Parish:EASTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1987. Fieldwalking in advance of Norwich Southern Bypass. 'Field 12'.
Four flint flakes.
For full details of finds, including modern items not included in record, weather conditions, etc., see (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 23 February 1990.

1991 to 1992. Watching brief on line of Norwich Southern Bypass. Sites 13 to 15B.
Pits, one containing Bronze Age sherds. Post medieval ditches. Flint scraper.
See full details in (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), July 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • PIT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • PIT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • DITCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • PLANT REMAINS (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Document: Bown, J.. 1992?. Norwich Southern Bypass Watching Brief.
<S2>Map: Bown, J.. 1992?. Norwich Southern Bypass Watching Brief Annotated Maps.

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