Record Details

NHER Number:42758
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Worked flints, Hobart High School


This site was the subject of an archaeological evaluation in 2005 to investigate the cropmarks of a possible Bronze Age ring ditch (NHER 17591) and other features. The cropmark of the possible ring ditch turned out to natural in origin, and only a small quantity of archaeological finds were recovered from the site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 35946 98503
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

October 2005. Trial Trench.
Evaluation of proposed development site, within which cropmarks possibly representing a Bronze Age ring ditch (NHER 17591) and a further, unidentified feature had previously been identified. Contexts 1-8 used.
Showed features identified from air photographs to be natural in origin and not archaeological.
No archaeological features or deposits were present.
A very small quantity of worked flints were recovered from subsoil deposits.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
J. Allen (NLA), 16 February 2006. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 July 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Birks, C. 2005. Report on an Archaeological Evaluation at Hobart High School, Loddon, Norfolk. Chris Birks Archaeological Services. CB027R.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. 2006. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk in 2005. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt I pp 124-136. p 129.

Related records

17591Related to: Site of ring ditch of non-archaeological origin at Hobart High School (Monument)

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