Record Details

NHER Number:35207
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A Neolithic flint end scraper was found at this location in 2000. A fieldwalking and metal-detecting survey of part of this field in 2008 recovered a small number of objects including a medieval roof tile, a medieval/post-medieval pottery sherd and a fragment of post-medieval clay tobacco pipe.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 1297 3751
Map Sheet:TG13NW
Parish:BACONSTHORPE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March-April 2000. Fieldwalking.
Found on 'Mile Hill', close to NHER 6567, opposite road junction, Tithe map field 90.
1 ?Neolithic flint scraper (incomplete) distal tip of flake of greyish buff translucent flint with incipient patina. Trimmed to form rounded end scraper.
K. Hinds (NLA), 8 June 2000. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 29 May 2019.

March-April 2008. Systematic Fieldwalking and Metal-detecting Survey. Extended to whole field [1].
Field survey on proposed route of Sheringham Shoals Offshore Windfarm Grid Connection (Field 25).
Finds recovered included:
1 medieval roof tile.
1 medieval/post-medieval pottery sherd.
1 post-medieval clay tobacco pipe fragment.
See report (S1) for further details. This work is also noted in (S2)
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2017.361).
Previously recorded under NHER 51441.
S. Howard (NLA), 19 November 2009. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 29 May 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • END SCRAPER (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Westall, S. and Smith, M. 2008. An Archaeological Fieldwalking and Metal-detector Survey Along the Route of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm Onshore Grid Connection. NAU Archaeology. 1808a.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Hoggett, R. 2010. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk in 2009. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLVI Pt I pp 135-147. p 146.

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