Record Details

NHER Number:6902
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period finds

Summary

A Neolithic part polished axehead, late Saxon, and post medieval pottery fragments and post medieval glass were found between 1960 and 1971.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3040 3135
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:BACTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

About 1960. Surface find. Small chipped flint axe, cutting edge slightly polished. Broken in two since finding. See sketch (S1).
(S1) by T.H.Mck.Clough (NCM) 1971, copy in file.
T.Clough (NCM).

Before 1971. Late Saxon Rim sherd, grey/buff fabric, bowl or dish.
T.Clough (NCM).

Before 1971. Sherd of possibly Metropolitan ware plate, sherd of 17th century jar and contemporary bottle glass (or 18th century).
T.Clough (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Bacton.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Bacton.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T. 1971. Sketch of a Neolithic part-polished flint axe. Card. 1:1.

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