Record Details

NHER Number:17512
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A Mesolithic flint adze was found here at some time before 1981. Metal detecting between 2005 and 2006 recovered a prehistoric flint flake together with roman coins, medieval and post medieval objects, including a post medieval token and clay pipe stem.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 27 28
Map Sheet:TG22NE
Parish:NORTH WALSHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 1981. Stray Find.
Found in potato field "opposite Toft's Farm" (Heath Farm) at [1]:
1 Mesolithic chipped flint adze, possibly sharpened by tranchet blow. Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1981.412).
Identified by F. Healy (NAU) and A. Lawson (NAU) July 1981. Compiled by S. Margeson (NCM), 17 July 1981.
Information from (S1).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 10 June 2014.

Before 15 December 2005. Metal detecting. Extended to whole field.
Only recordable find a 17th century token.
See list in file with grid reference.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 May 2006.

Before 28 April 2006. Metal detecting.
Prehistoric flint flake.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
Post medieval clay pipe stem.
See list and (S2) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 July 2006.

Before 26 Sept 2006. Metal detecting.
2 Roman coins, 1 medieval coin, 2 post medieval coins.
2 lead pot mends, 3 medieval/post medieval weights.
See llists in file.
E. Bales (NLA), 26 April 2007.

Before 23 February 2009. Metal detecting
1 post medieval coin
See list in file
A. Rogerson, (NLA), 5 June 2009

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT MEND (Roman to 19th Century - 43 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Map: Finder's Map..

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