Record Details

NHER Number:5179
Type of record:Monument
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking recovered a wide range of items dating from the Neolithic to the post medieval period including Mesolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age worked flints, part of an possible Saxon circular shield, a Roman coin, a jet ring and Iron Age, Roman and medieval fragments of pottery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 6970 9063
Map Sheet:TL69SE
Parish:FELTWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Various finds from O.S. Field 196

1951-1952. Stray Find.
1 polished stone implement (April 1951; TL 6970 9052; c. 2). Perhaps an axe reused for another purpose. Petrology N161. Listed in Curtis Collection catalogue. T. Clough (NCM).

Various additional finds from this field are recorded in the Curtis Collection catalogue. It is noted in (S1) that these include:
1 Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead (Coll. No. 238; found 1952 at [1]) that was found in this location (1952; TL 697 905; c. 2). This object was seen by R. Jacobi and is described in (S2).
The Curtis Collection catalogue also lists a number of Neolithic and Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age objects (S2). These are listed in (S2) as:
5 leaf shaped arrowheads.
1 triangular arrowhead.
2 barbed and tanged arrowheads.
2 plano-convex knives.
1 partially polished flint axe.
1 stone axe.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 22 October 2013.

1957.
Casual find medieval spout.

Pre 1958.
Shield found.

1964.
Neolithic and Beaker flints.

Pre 1974.
Jet ring, Roman coin and pottery - some possibly Iron Age.

Pre 1981.
Neolithic flints found.

1986. Fenland fieldwalking.
Iron Age sherds, pot boilers and flint. Also medieval sherds.
See full lists of finds in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 23 April 1990.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S1).

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • 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 (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Undated)
  • SHIELD (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • CHISEL (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • PLANO CONVEX KNIFE (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • TRANSVERSE ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • TRIANGULAR ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • WORKED OBJECT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SHIELD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL 156. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL 157. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL 158. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL 159. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL DZ. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL EA. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL EB. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL EC. FENS.
---Archive: Fenland Folders.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Feltwell.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Feltwell.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Feltwell.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Early Saxon. Feltwell.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Feltwell.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Monograph: Healy, F. 1996. The Fenland Project, Number 11: The Wissey Embayment: Evidence for pre-Iron Age Occupation. East Anglian Archaeology. No 78. Appendix 8 (Microfiche).
<S2>Archive: R. Jacobi. -. Jacobi Archive. 10203.
<S3>Thesis: Healy, F.. 1978. The Neolithic in Norfolk. p 165.

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