Record Details

NHER Number:9193
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Beaker period barbed and tanged flint arrowheads, pieces of medieval and post medieval pot, fragments of medieval floor tiles, part of a medieval lava quern stone and a medieval millstone were found. A watching brief carried out during extension of the school buildings found a post medieval token.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0640 9178
Map Sheet:TM09SE
Parish:OLD BUCKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1955. Area of school. Context 1.
Medieval potsherds, part of glazed floor tile, fragment of lava quernstone.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

1962. Context 3.
12th to 13th century sherds found in garden of area school and fragment of Neidermendig lava mill stone. Also two sherds 15th to 16th century wares.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

1965. While digging in school grounds. Context 2.
Barbed and tanged arrowhead found.
See (S1).
T. Clough (NCM).

1995. Watching brief on school extension. Context 4.
Post medieval token found.
No other archaeological material.
See (S1) in file.
S. Bates (NAU), 2 August 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Beaker to Post Medieval - 2300 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • FLOOR TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MILLSTONE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: HEM.
---Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1996. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1995. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt III pp 397-412. p 406.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Buckenham.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Buckenham (Old) [2].
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Unpublished document: Bates, S.. 1995. NAU Report No. 136. Report on Watching Brief at Old Buckenham County Primary School..

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