Record Details

NHER Number:8177
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint and medieval to post-medieval metal objects

Summary

A Neolithic polished flint axehead was found in 1971. Metal detecting in 2009 recovered a post medieval furniture of harness mount. Metal detecting in 2010 recovered a medieval/post-medieval coin weight, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 30 29
Map Sheet:TG32NW
Parish:NORTH WALSHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Spring 1971. Stray Find.
Found near footpath where Number 3 gas pipeline crosses it east of White Horse Common:
1 Neolithic polished flint axehead, slightly damaged at cutting edge. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 6 January 2015.

October- November 2009. Metal detecting. Site extended.
post medieval furniture or harness mount.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 December 2009.

March/April 2010. Metal detecting.
Medieval/post-medieval coin weight, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 May 2010.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1599 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T. 1971. Drawing of a Neolithic polished flint axehead from North Walsham. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Walsham (North).

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