Record Details

NHER Number:16376
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period finds

Summary

This field was subject to fieldwalking on several occasions during the 1980s. This work identified a scatter of Roman pottery and recovered a range of other finds, including potentially Mesolthic, Neolithic and Neolithic/Bronze Age worked flints, Roman coins and medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7074 4099
Map Sheet:TF74SW
Parish:RINGSTEAD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Undated.
'Roman coins and pot PP & KLM'.
Written on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU) 23 July 1980.

April to July 1980. Fieldwalking (eastern part of field = Context 2):
Various worked flints recovered by H. le Strange:
3 ?Mesolithic cores and 2 blades.
1 Neolithic laurel leaf point and 25 flints of probable Neolithic date, including 12 scrapers, 1 retouched flake (probably a broken knife), 2 crude borers and 10 flakes.
2 Roman pottery sherds.
See finder's notes and maps in file.
Identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU), Feburary 1989. According to (S2) these finds were given to the NCM, although they do not appear to be amongst the accessioned material from Ringstead.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 22 December 2013.

Autumn 1980. Western part of field around Geddings Farm, west of Peddars Way. Found on ploughed surface.
Scatter of Roman pottery.
Material not seen by NAU or NCM.
A. Gregory (NAU) 22 December 1980.

Informant adds: Roman sherds are mainly 3rd-4th century.
Also found; medieval and post medieval sherds.
Neolithic/Bronze Age flint industry including several good scrapers.
E. Rose (NAU) 20 November 1981.

Winter 1983-4.
More of same.

N.B. This material overlaps with the approximate site NHER 1327 which contains some of the same material.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • CORE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • BORER? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKE? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LAUREL LEAF (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: King's Lynn Museum. KLM 6 inch Record Map.
<S2>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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