Record Details

NHER Number:28407
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint flake and possible Early Saxon brooch fragment


Fieldwalking here in 1989 recovered a Palaeolithic flint flake and a part-melted possible Early Saxon cruciform brooch fragment.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 09 03
Map Sheet:TG00SE

Full description

November 1989. Fieldwalking.
Found by [1] north-east of Crownthorpe Farm:
1 Palaeolithic primary flint flake, rolled.
1 Early Saxon ?part-melted bow of ?cruciform brooch.
Flints identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU) and metal object identified by W. Milligan (NCM).
These discoveries were reported in (S1). Both objects were subsequently donated to the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1999.1.50.10). The Palaeolithic flake is also described on (S2).
W. Milligan (NCM) 21 November 1989. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 February 2014.

Within cropmark site NHER 21720.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 1000000 BC to 40001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1992. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 1991. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLI Pt III pp 362-370. p 363.
<S2>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Wicklewood.

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