Record Details

NHER Number:7193
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic, Iron Age and post medieval finds

Summary

A Palaeolithic flint handaxe was found on the surface of a field at this site in 1970. Metal detecting in 2005 recovered an Iron Age harness fitting and a post medieval hooked tag.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 01 23
Map Sheet:TG02SW
Parish:BINTREE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1970. Stray Find.
1 Palaeolithic flint handaxe. See drawing (S1). Now held by Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1970.530). Information from (S2).
First reported in (S3) and subsequently described by J. J. Wymer (S4) as a large ovate handaxe in sharp condition. This object is also listed in (S5) and (S6) although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 14 August 2013.

Before 11 February 2005. Metal-detecting.
1 Iron Age strap slide (S7).
1 post-medieval hooked tag.
See descriptions in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 30 August 2005.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards.
---Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T. 1970. Drawing of a Palaeolithic flint handaxe from Bintree. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Palaeolithic.
<S3>Serial: 1970. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1970. No 17. p 4.
<S4>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 22.
<S5>Unpublished Document: Wessex Archaeology. 1997. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 8 (East Anglian Rivers) and 11 (Trent Drainage). p 62.
<S6>Website: TERPS online database. Site 22589.
<S7>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2005. Drawing of a Late Iron Age harness strap-slide from Bintree.. Film. 2:1.

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