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.
Information from (S1).

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.
Information from (S1). This discovery was reported in (S2).

1965. Stray Find.
Found while digging in school grounds at TM 0639 9178 (Context 2):
1 Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged flint arrowhead. See drawing (S3).
Information from (S4). This discovery was reported in (S5).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 4 March 2015.

1995. Watching Brief and Metal Detector Survey.
Monitoring of groundworks for school extension. Context 4.
Post medieval token found.
No other archaeological material.
See report (S6) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S7).
S. Bates (NAU), 2 August 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Beaker to 19th Century - 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.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 09 SE 16.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Buckenham (Old) [2].
<S2>Serial: 1962. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1962. No 9. p 2.
<S3>Illustration: Milligan, W. 1965. Drawing of a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged flint arrowhead from Old Buckenham. Card. 1:1.
<S4>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Buckenham.
<S5>Serial: 1965. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1965. No 12. p 3.
<S6>Unpublished Contractor Report: Bates, S. 1995. Report on Watching Brief at Old Buckenham County Primary School. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 136.
<S7>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1996. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1995. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt III pp 397-412. p 406.

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