Record Details

NHER Number:23630
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Worked flints, Iron Age to medieval pottery sherds


Fieldwalking in 1987 noted a couple of prehistoric flints, Iron Age, Roman and Saxon pottery fragments and two scatters of medieval pottery fragments.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6553 1156
Map Sheet:TF61SE

Full description

30 March 1987. Field east of Holly House. Fenland fieldwalking, weathered soil.

Context 1 general scatter of odd medieval sherds and couple of flints.
WGY BK. Also one Iron Age sherd.
Context 2 at 6562 1164 on line of ?Roman causeway NHER 3463, scatter of medieval sherds and one Middle Saxon. Not a real concentration. Could be redeposited in make-up material for causeway. WGY BJ.
Finds NCM
R. Silvester (NAU), 3 April 1987.

Some of the material from contexts 1 and 2 has been reidentified as Roman pottery
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • CAUSEWAY (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 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

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WGY BJ. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WGY BK. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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