Record Details

NHER Number:34445
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Iron Age well, prehistoric flints and multi-period tiles

Summary

Prehistoric burnt flints and fragments of tile dating from the Roman to the post medieval periods were found during a fieldwalking survey carried out by Network Archaeology in 1998 in advance of the construction of a new pipeline. A possible Iron Age well was excavated in association with fire-cracked flint deposits during a subsequent watching brief in 1999.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9523 1497
Map Sheet:TF91SE
Parish:GRESSENHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1998. Fieldwalking in advance of pipe laying.
Roman, medieval, post medieval tile.
Burnt flints.
See (S1) filed under NHER 34108.
E. Rose (NLA) 7 May 1999.

April to July 1999. Archaeological excavation and watching brief, Brisley to Bushy Common Pipeline. Site 13.
A possible Iron Age well was excavated in association with fire-cracked flint deposits at TF 9531 1504.
See (S2) for details.
E. Ford (HES), 01 Oct 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • WELL? (Iron Age - 800 BC? to 42 AD?)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Saxon - 410 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CORE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC? to 42 AD?)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC? to 42 AD?)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Saxon - 410 AD? to 1065 AD?)
  • TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Document: Network Archaeology. 1998. Network Archaeology Report No. 210. Brisley to Bushy Common Proposed Gas Pipeline Archaeological Fieldwalking, Field Reconnaissance and Geophysical Survey.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Network Archaeology. 2000. Network Archaeology Report No. 138. Archaeological excavation and watching brief for Brisley to Bushy Common Gas Pipeline 1999..

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