Record Details

NHER Number:23819
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Flint flake, medieval and post medieval pottery sherds

Summary

Observation of this site in 1987 during the construction of a house recovered no occupation evidence. Some post medieval pantile, brick and pottery sherds were recovered, as well as a few sherds of medieval pottery and one flint flake.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2444 3537
Map Sheet:TG23NW
Parish:THORPE MARKET, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Plot on west side of church.

9 July 1987. Depth of 20-25cm topsoil stripped for construction of house but no footing trenches.
Soil unweathered, very careful scrutiny of cover loam derived soil yielded no evidence of underlying occupation. Occasional pantile and brick fragments and four sherds glazed red earthenware not collected. One flint flake and one medieval unglazed bodysherd retained. No evidence connected with hall site to north or suggesting early village round church.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 10 July 1987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 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 (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (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.

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