Record Details

NHER Number:18093
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint to post medieval pottery sherds, objects and flint (poorly located)

Summary

Fieldwalking in the 1960s and 1970s recovered a number of bone, slag, copper alloy, daub, brick, stone and quern fragments. Prehistoric, Roman (including mortaria), Late Saxon, medieval, transitional and post medieval pottery sherds were also found, along with prehistoric flints. These included two Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged arrowheads and one leaf arrowhead.

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Location

Parish:WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1960s-1970s. Unlocated material from collection. Probably all found on Park Farm area.
Mineralised bone, slag, copper alloy, daub, brick, stone and quern fragments.
Prehistoric, Roman (including mortaria), Late Saxon, medieval, transitional and post medieval pottery sherds.
Prehistoric flints, including two Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged arrowheads and one leaf arrowhead.
Identified by A. Lawson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU), 6 May 1982.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Undated)
  • BRICK (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • BLADE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FABRICATOR (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • HAMMERSTONE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • QUERN (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • LOOMWEIGHT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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