Record Details

NHER Number:1427
Type of record:Monument
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A prehistoric or Roman quern, Iron Age pottery, Roman flue tile and pottery, and medieval pottery found in 1961. Metal detecting in 2007 recovered one medieval coin.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 68 37
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

THE CROPMARKS OF A SQUARE ENCLOSURE PREVIOUSLY RECORDED UNDER THIS NUMBER ARE NOW WITHIN NHER 42520.

(S1) and (S2).
R.J. Rickett (NAU) 6 February 1990

1959.
St. Joseph AP XU 64 revealed a rectangular cropmark of an enclosure just north of railway, R.R. Clarke (NCM) suggested a fortlet.
E. Rose (NAU)

1961.
Iron Age sherds, Roman sherds, fragment of puddingstone quern, and flue tile, medieval sherds and undated flint saddle quern.
E. Rose (NAU)

This is probably the site recorded by informant and not NHER 1484, see file under latter.
'A lot of old pots, some with coins in them were found in making the railway'.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU)

'Oysters' marked on (S3) here.
E. Rose.

Site accurately plotted and grid reference corrected.
S. Newman (NAU), 8 June 1983.

October - November 2007. Metal detecting.
1 medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 December 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Undated)
  • SADDLE QUERN (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLUE TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF6938A,TF6837C(a)(b)D(a)(b), CUCAP XU64.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Lewton-Braine, C. H. 1967. The Archaeology of Heacham and the adjoining areas.
---Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 3.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous Prehistoric.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Iron Age. Heacham [2].
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Heacham.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Heacham.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 63 NE 65; TF 63 NE 68.
<S2>Article in Serial: Rudge, E. A. 1965. Interim Report on the Distribution of the Puddingstone Quern. Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol 1 Pt 4 pp 247-249. p 248.
<S3>Map: King's Lynn Museum. KLM 6 inch Record Map.

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