Record Details

NHER Number:23783
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post medieval flint strike-a-light and multi-period pottery sherds


Fieldwalking here during 1987-89 recovered prehistoric flint flakes, a post medieval flint strike-a-light and sherds of Roman, Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2217 2102
Map Sheet:TG22SW

Full description

April 1987. Found in fieldwalking.
Ipswich ware? sherd; six Roman greyware sherds; Lead glazed slipware, Westerwald stoneware; iron slag; two Late Saxon sherds and one base; rim and base sherd 13th century and late medieval/transitional sherd.
Information from member of the public [1].
W. Milligan (NCM) 10 April 1987.

October 1988. Fieldwalking finds.
Post medieval flint strike-a-light; thirteen unglazed medieval sherds, including two rims, one base, one burnt; one Thetford-type rim sherd and one body sherd; three Roman greyware sherds, including two rims; five flint flakes, one with retouch in notch and one scraper iron slag; lead-glazed earthenware sherd and base.
Information from member of the public [1].
Flints identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM) 2 November 1989.

Four more flint flakes.
W. Milligan (NCM) 9 March 1989.

Part of large scatter 33772.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRIKE A LIGHT (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.
---Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1998. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1997. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt I pp 193-210. p 206.

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