Record Details

NHER Number:39640
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint scraper, medieval and post medieval pottery sherds


Fieldwalking in 1996 near to the site of building shown on maps of 1797 and 1815 recovered a prehistoric flint scraper and sherds of medieval and post medieval pottery.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 92710 13531
Map Sheet:TF91SW

Full description

March 1996. Casual fieldwalking near site of building shown on Faden and Enclosure Map (1815), under winter cereal and with much of ground surface obscured, edges of possible concentration not established. On eastern edge of a former common.
Fourteen sherds medieval pot weighing 54g, and comprising seven unglazed local (including bowl rim), and seven glazed Grimston (one stabbed strap handle).
Three post medieval sherds, probably 18th century comprising two glazed red earthenware and one stoneware (47g).
One tiny fragment lava quern (6g).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 26 August 2003.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • QUERN (Unknown date)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

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