Record Details

NHER Number:41835
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric and medieval to post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal detecting in 2005 recovered undatable prehistoric, ?Upper Palaeolithic and ?Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age worked flints; post-medieval pottery sherds; a medieval coin; a post-medieval token and medieval to post-medieval and undatable metal objects. The metal finds include a medieval ?strap end; a medieval/post-medieval buckle; post-medieval buckles, button, lead powder charge cap and lead bird feeder and undatable lead weights and unidentified objects.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 27 28
Map Sheet:TG22NE
Parish:NORTH WALSHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 2005. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval coin.
1 post-medieval token.
Identified by A. Marsden (NLA), see list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 July 2005.

Before 31 August 2005. Metal-detecting.
3 undatable prehistoric flint scrapers and 7 flakes.
1 ?Upper Palaeolithic flint blade.
1 ?Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint ?axehead fragment.
1 medieval ?strap end.
1 medieval/post-medieval buckle.
3 post-medieval pottery sherds, 2 buckles, 1 button, 1 strap mount, 1 copper alloy ring, 1 lead powder charge cap and 1 lead bird feeder.
1 undatable copper alloy ring, 1 lead weight, 2 lead ?weights and 3 unidentified lead objects.
Flints identified by P. Robins (NCM) and other objects by E. Darch (NLA). See list, descriptions and finder's map (S1) in file. These discoveries were reported in (S2).
E. Darch (NLA), 16 May 2006. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 11 June 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Upper Palaeolithic - 40000 BC? to 10001 BC?)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC? to 1501 BC?)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RING (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT? (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Upper Palaeolithic - 40000 BC? to 10001 BC?)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD? (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC? to 1501 BC?)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BIRD FEEDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POWDER MEASURE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2007. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk in 2006. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt II pp 250-261. p 250.

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