Record Details

NHER Number:20416
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flints and multi-period pottery finds


Prehistoric flint implements and fragments of Roman, Middle Saxon and medieval pottery found during fieldwalking.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7873 9420
Map Sheet:TL79SE

Full description

11 May 1984. Area behind new mushroom farm between pig farm and Mundford Strip.
Surface finds from area 72 x 32m, vegetable patch with strips of differently weathered soil and in places growing plants. All Ipswich and most Roman in southern half but northern half much less weathered.
11 worked flints, 22 Roman shell-gritted sherds, 24 Roman greyware, 1 Roman oxidised, 1 Nene Valley Colour Coated. Range 3rd to 4th century (A. Gregory). 1 rim, 1 base, 2 sherds sandy Ipswich, 1 sherd pimply Ipswich, 10 sherds unglazed medieval or Roman; 2 medieval unglazed; 1 glazed Grimston; 1 ?late medieval jug rim.
(S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 18 May 1984.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Medieval - 1000000 BC to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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