Record Details

NHER Number:33758
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric and post medieval finds


Observation of excavations in advance of the erection of new electricity pylons found no archaeological features but did recover three prehistoric worked flints, fragments of Neolithic pottery dated to 3900 to 2900 BC including a decorated rim and one piece of 16th to 17th century pottery.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3460 0242
Map Sheet:TG30SW

Full description

April-July 1998. Watching Brief.
Monitoring of groundworks for replacement of electricity pylon towers (PPA 46).
Finds recovered at this location included:
3 prehistoric worked flints.
3 Early Neolithic pottery sherds.
1 post-medieval pottery sherd.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
E. Rose (NLA) 5 January 2000. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 14 April 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Hobbs, B. 1999. Report on a Watching Brief on the Trowse to Thurlton Pylon Replacement Scheme. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 469.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1999. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1998. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt II pp 369-387. p 381.

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