Record Details

NHER Number:6964
Type of record:Monument
Name:Mesolithic and Neolithic flints, Neolithic to post medieval pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in the 1960s and 70s recovered a scatter of Mesolithic and Neolithic flints. Also found were Neolithic, Bronze Age, Roman, Saxon and medieval to post medieval pottery fragments. An excavation in 1972 traced the course of part of a medieval roadway.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 321 315
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:BACTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

OS field Edingthorpe 90/Witton 25 (combined).
1960s-70s. Fieldwalking finds. Scatter of Mesolithic, Neolithic flint. Neolithic, Bronze Age, Roman, Late Saxon, pottery. Excavation across hollow way.
See list in file and (S1).
E. Rose (NLA) 8 May 1997.

1996. Observation of pipe trench produced nothing.
See list in file and (S1).
E. Rose (NLA) 8 May 1997

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOLLOW WAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Correspondence: Robins, P.. 1989. J.E Owles flint collection brought in to Castle Museum for identification.. 5 April.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in Serial: Lawson, A. J. 1983. The Archaeology of Witton, near North Walsham. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 18.

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