Record Details

NHER Number:23772
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic and medieval finds, field opposite Norwich Belt


Neolithic flint flakes, a scraper and a core were found in a field in 1987 along with fragments of medieval pottery.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1126 1659
Map Sheet:TG11NW

Full description

April 1987. Find.
Finder came across several flint objects and pottery sherds when repairing a puncture to his car tyre. The pottery was identified as unglazed Medieval sherds. The flints consisted of a flake with secondary retouch on the distal end, a crested flake, a core and a natural flake utilised as a scraper, all dated to the Neolithic.
Flints identified by J. Wymer (NAU), 15 May 1987.
Pottery identified by W. Milligan (NCM), 27 April 1987.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • CORE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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