Record Details

NHER Number:29409
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Undatable prehistoric and Mesolithic worked flints and post-medieval pottery and tile


Fieldwalking in 1992 recovered prehistoric worked flints (including a Mesolithic tranchet axehead) and post-medieval pottery and tile fragments.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2420 9198
Map Sheet:TM29SW

Full description

November 1992-January 1993. Systematic Fieldwalking Survey.
Evaluation on proposed route of Hardwick Landfill site access road (Field 3):
Prehistoric worked flints including small tranchet axehead of probable Mesolithic date.
Occasional post-medieval pottery sherds and tile fragments (all of relatively recent date).
See report (S1) in file for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), 11 February 1993. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 27 January 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 1993. Summary Report on an Archaeological Survey on the Hardwick Landfill Site Access. Norfolk Archaeological Unit.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1994. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1993. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt I pp 115-123. p 118.

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