Record Details

NHER Number:21534
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flints and medieval pottery


Prehistoric flints including a Neolithic knife or sickle, prehistoric pot boilers and fragments of medieval pottery found during fieldwalking.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 3488 9723
Map Sheet:TM39NW

Full description

14 October and 2 December 1984. Hales sites 134 and 150.
Fieldwalking on ploughed fallow well weathered soil good conditions, sandy clay - strip around northeast angle of field had crumbly surface newly sown when walked 14 October.
Northeast strip barren except for 1 sherd glazed red earthenware.
1 medieval glazed, 5 flints and pot boilers, 3 flints and near them a fragment of ripple flaked sickle or knife, very fine craftmanship, one edge polished, other shows signs of ware and is also partly polished possibly by use. One end broken and slightly reflaked in antiquity. Other end has traces of burning; Neolithic.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU) 12 July 1985.
Details in file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SICKLE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 134. Hales.
---*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 150. Hales.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Hales Survey. Hales Survey fieldwalking notes.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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