Record Details

NHER Number:33954
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric, medieval and post medieval finds, Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline project

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal detecting in 1997 recovered prehistoric worked flint, pot boilers and an unidentified medieval metal object, and three musket balls. In 2001 several prehistoric worked flints were recovered during the excavation of a cable trench.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 3254 3424
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:PASTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January-April 1997. Systematic Fieldwalking and Metal-detecting Survey.
Field survey on proposed route of Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline (Field/location RDX 1.3).
Fieldwalking and metal detecting in 1997 recovered a prehistoric scraper, a struck flint fragment, pot boilers, an unidentified medieval metal object, and three musket balls.
See report (S1) for further details.
The archive associated with this work has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2011.55 and NWHCM : 2017.395).
E. Rose (NLA) November 1998. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 May 2019.

June-July 2001. Watching Brief.
Observation of trench dug for new electricity cable running between Bacton and North Walsham (Field 37).
No archaeologically significant features or deposits observed.
Unstratified finds recovered included:
3 prehistoric worked flints (types not specified).
See report (S2) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S3).
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2011.55 and NWHCM : 2017.395).
P. Watkins (HES), 5 May 2015. Amended 27 May 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MUSKET BALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Crowson, A. 1997. Bacton to Great Yarmouth Power Station Pipeline Archaeological Fieldwalking Survey. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 262. RDX 1.3.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Bates, S. and Underdown, S. 2001. Report on an Archaeological Watching Brief on the North Walsham to Bacton Cable Trench. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 612.
<S3>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2002. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2001. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt I pp 162-177. p 170.

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