Record Details

NHER Number:29249
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flakes, medieval and post-medieval pottery

Summary

This area has been subject to fieldwalking on a number of occasions. Finds recovered include worked flints of Mesolithic and later prehistoric date and medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 97 16
Map Sheet:TF91NE
Parish:GRESSENHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1980s. Finds from OS 1928 Field 428.
Worked flints and medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds were recovered.
List in file.
A. Rogerson (NCM), 20 October 1992.

November 1992. Casual surface find.
A rim (largish sherd) from an unglazed Grimston bowl of 12th century date was recovered.
Information from [1].
A. Rogerson (NCM), 5 November 1992.

April 1994. Casual surface find.
One flint flake was recovered near the centre of the southern edge of the field after cultivation.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 April 1994.

2006-mid March 2007. Fieldwalking.
Various struck flints recovered including:
Single-platform blade core of probable Mesolithic date.
Single-platform flake core and remnant of blade core. Both probably Neolithic.
Four scraper (two end scrapers, thumbnail scraper and one on a tertiary flake). All probably Bronze Age.
Fifty-six flakes. Mixed periods but mostly small and irregular.
Medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds also recovered.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 April 2007.

13 May 2010. Fieldwalking.
Further prehistoric worked flints.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 25 February 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE CORE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • BLADE CORE (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
  • CORE (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
  • DEBITAGE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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