Record Details

NHER Number:29016
Type of record:Monument
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

Fieldwalking on this site has identified several concentrations of Roman and medieval pottery. Other finds include a whetstone made of Norwegian ragstone two fragments of prehistoric pottery, one prehistoric worked flint and ironworking slag. There are also many prehistoric burnt flints.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0948 9549
Map Sheet:TM09NE
Parish:BESTHORPE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1992. Surface finds.
Roman, medieval sherds, hone, animal tooth, pot boilers.
See file for details
Inf and penes [1]
D. Gurney (NLA), 9 June 1992

August 1993. Fieldwalking finds.
Area greatly extended from area of earlier finds (June 1992, 'Site 1' = new Context 1) and from nine other 'sites' in this field (Contexts 2-10).
Two pot boiler scatters, scatters of Roman and medieval sherds and miscellaneous other finds.
See (S1) and list in file.
D.Gurney (NLA) 26 August 1993.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • BRICK (Undated)
  • BRIQUETAGE (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Undated)
  • QUERN (Undated)
  • TILE (Undated)
  • WHETSTONE (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDOW GLASS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..

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